Quotes of Civility

“ We have a choice about how we behave, and that means we have the choice to opt for civility and grace. ”

- Dwight Currie

“ Voting is a civic sacrament. ”

- Theodore M. Hesburgh

“ Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations. ”

- Bryant McGill

“ My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness. ”

- Unknown

“ My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness. ”

- Francis Scott Fitzgerald

“ Without winners, there wouldn't even be any civilization. ”

- Woody Hayes

“ For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder. ”

- Arnold J. Toynbee

“ The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. ”

- Christian Nevell Bovee

“ The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ Civility costs nothing and buys everything. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ Civility is key in learning how to live well with others. ”

- P. M. Forni

“ There can be no high civility without a deep morality. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Friendship cannot live with ceremony, nor without civility. ”

- Edward F. Halifax

“ Civility costs nothing. ”

- Unknown
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