Posts Tagged: good manners

Isn’t Everyone Supposed to Be?

“There’s no chivalry in culture any more. Sometimes you meet someone who everyone says is polite and you’re like, “Wow!”, but then it’s like, “Hang on, isn’t everyone supposed to be polite?”” ~ will.i.am a.k.a William James Adams, Founder of

Isn’t Everyone Supposed to Be?

“There’s no chivalry in culture any more. Sometimes you meet someone who everyone says is polite and you’re like, “Wow!”, but then it’s like, “Hang on, isn’t everyone supposed to be polite?”” ~ will.i.am a.k.a William James Adams, Founder of

Kindness: A Lovely Quality

“… just as important as being kind to my skin is being kind to younger women. Kindness is a lovely quality to nurture as you get older. It makes you feel good about yourself.” ~ Iman a.k.a Iimaan Maxamed Cabdulmajii,

Kindness: A Lovely Quality

“… just as important as being kind to my skin is being kind to younger women. Kindness is a lovely quality to nurture as you get older. It makes you feel good about yourself.” ~ Iman a.k.a Iimaan Maxamed Cabdulmajii,

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,

Good Hearts Do Matter

“I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.” ~ Elon Musk, Business Magnate, Inventor & Investor

Good Hearts Do Matter

“I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.” ~ Elon Musk, Business Magnate, Inventor & Investor

More Than Anything Else

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” ~ Dennis Prager, Radio Host, Political Commentator, Columnist, Public Speaker, Founder of Prager University,

More Than Anything Else

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” ~ Dennis Prager, Radio Host, Political Commentator, Columnist, Public Speaker, Founder of Prager University,

A Wealth of Sunshine

“Inside everyone is a wealth of sunshine! You don’t know how bright you can shine until you open up, and let your goodness, your love and your potential shine!” ~ Jennifer Gayle

A Wealth of Sunshine

“Inside everyone is a wealth of sunshine! You don’t know how bright you can shine until you open up, and let your goodness, your love and your potential shine!” ~ Jennifer Gayle

The Wolf We Feed

“An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil: It is Anger, Jealousy, Greed, Resentment, Inferiority, Lies and Ego. The other is Good: It is Joy, Peace, Love,

The Wolf We Feed

“An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil: It is Anger, Jealousy, Greed, Resentment, Inferiority, Lies and Ego. The other is Good: It is Joy, Peace, Love,

Kindness is Classy

“Kindness is classy, and you can disagree without being a nasty douche about it.” ~ Danielle LaPorte, Author

Kindness is Classy

“Kindness is classy, and you can disagree without being a nasty douche about it.” ~ Danielle LaPorte, Author

Character & Skill

“Hire character. Train skill.” ~ Peter Schutz, Motivational Speaker, Co-Founder of Harris and Schutz Inc., & President and CEO of Porsche (1981 – 1986)

Character & Skill

“Hire character. Train skill.” ~ Peter Schutz, Motivational Speaker, Co-Founder of Harris and Schutz Inc., & President and CEO of Porsche (1981 – 1986)

Patience for People

“When it comes to other people, I am very patient. You make the time.” ~ Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada, Actor & Activist

Patience for People

“When it comes to other people, I am very patient. You make the time.” ~ Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada, Actor & Activist

Be Not a Jerk

“Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.” ~ Warren Edward Buffett, Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &

Be Not a Jerk

“Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars.” ~ Warren Edward Buffett, Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist &

Friendship is the Foundation

“All lasting business is built on friendship.” ~ Alfred Armand Montapert, Author

Friendship is the Foundation

“All lasting business is built on friendship.” ~ Alfred Armand Montapert, Author

Having Nothing, Having Everything

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.” ~ Luciane, HomeBunch Founder, Editor & Blogger, Houzz Writer & Interior Décor Entrepreneur

Having Nothing, Having Everything

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.” ~ Luciane, HomeBunch Founder, Editor & Blogger, Houzz Writer & Interior Décor Entrepreneur

Being Ikce Wicasa

“In Lakota tradition it is anathema to become a bigshot — arrogant, boastful, proud, highminded, etcetera. To be humble, simple, “one of the guys” is to be a common man, Ikce Wicasa — it is a thing to be sought

Being Ikce Wicasa

“In Lakota tradition it is anathema to become a bigshot — arrogant, boastful, proud, highminded, etcetera. To be humble, simple, “one of the guys” is to be a common man, Ikce Wicasa — it is a thing to be sought

A Child’s Gift

“When a child gives you a gift, even if it is just a rock they just picked up, show gratitude. It might be the only thing they have to give, and they have chosen to give it to you.” ~

A Child’s Gift

“When a child gives you a gift, even if it is just a rock they just picked up, show gratitude. It might be the only thing they have to give, and they have chosen to give it to you.” ~

Decent is Beautiful

“When I lay my head on the pillow at night, I can say “I was a decent person today”. That’s when I feel beautiful.” ~ Drew Blyth Barrymore, Actress, Author, Screenwriter, Film Director, Producer, Model and United Nations Ambassador

Decent is Beautiful

“When I lay my head on the pillow at night, I can say “I was a decent person today”. That’s when I feel beautiful.” ~ Drew Blyth Barrymore, Actress, Author, Screenwriter, Film Director, Producer, Model and United Nations Ambassador

The Small and The Great

“Do small things with great love.” ~ Author Unknown

The Small and The Great

“Do small things with great love.” ~ Author Unknown

An Expression of His Kindness

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ” ~ Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) Roman Catholic

An Expression of His Kindness

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ” ~ Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) Roman Catholic

Kind Words Echo

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, … their echoes are truly endless. ” ~ Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) Roman Catholic Religious Sister

Kind Words Echo

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, … their echoes are truly endless. ” ~ Mother Teresa (Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) Roman Catholic Religious Sister

A Heart of Love and Courage

“Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart, the courage to make love known?” ~ William Shakespeare Poet, Playwright and Actor

A Heart of Love and Courage

“Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart, the courage to make love known?” ~ William Shakespeare Poet, Playwright and Actor

Use Yours

Use Your Voice for KINDNESS, Your Ears for COMPASSION, Your Hands for CHARITY, Your Mind for TRUTH, and Your Heart for LOVE.

Use Yours

Use Your Voice for KINDNESS, Your Ears for COMPASSION, Your Hands for CHARITY, Your Mind for TRUTH, and Your Heart for LOVE.

Success Involves Liking

~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

Success Involves Liking

~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

Punctuality, Order & Diligence

“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.” Charles Dickens 1812-1870, Novelist

Punctuality, Order & Diligence

“I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.” Charles Dickens 1812-1870, Novelist

Good Manners vs. Money & Education

Hello, Everyone!  This is an enlightening and time-proven quote: “Good manners will often take people where neither money nor education will take them.” Fanny Jackson Coppin

Good Manners vs. Money & Education

Hello, Everyone!  This is an enlightening and time-proven quote: “Good manners will often take people where neither money nor education will take them.” Fanny Jackson Coppin

Looking Down

“Never look down on anybody, unless you’re helping him up.” ~ Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Activist, Baptist Minister & Shadow U.S. Senator (District of Columbia, 1991-1997)

Looking Down

“Never look down on anybody, unless you’re helping him up.” ~ Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Activist, Baptist Minister & Shadow U.S. Senator (District of Columbia, 1991-1997)