Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you…not because they are nice, but because you are nice.
Never confuse etiquette and manners. Bad etiquette is using your dinner fork on your salad. Bad manners is pointing out that someone used their dinner fork on their salad. Manners will always trump etiquette. – Mama's Rules
"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, the other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of our civilization." - Daniel Webster
"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners." - Lawrence Sterne
"Good manners and kindness are always in fashion." - Dr. Patricia Tice
"The meaning of good manners is 'enforcing the unenforceable" - Dr. Patricia Tice
Manners training fails us all.
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Dr. Patricia Tice
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Chelsea 515 Staff
"Thank you for sharing your knowledge about etiquette with us..I heard many wonderful comments."
Carolyn Delta Kappa Gamma
"Our conference was in October of last year, and I wanted to tell you that the most talked about part of the entire meeting was your session on manners….what a great testimony to the effectiveness and value of the presentation you made. It was truly a life lesson with all of our people. Its fun to watch our people in action!"
Susan Christensen Vice President-Marketing, Farmers National Company (2013)