Arriving Late Was a Way of Saying… | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes


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“Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable
than the time of the person who waited for you.”

–Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club

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Good Manners and Emotions | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes


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“Good manners have much to do with the emotions.
To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.”

–Amy Vanderbilt

Gratitude is Like a Magnet | Manners Quotes


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“Gratitude is like a magnet; the more grateful you are,
the more you will receive and be grateful for.”

–Iyanla Vanzant

A True Gentleman Is… | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes


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“A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally.
He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.”

–Shannon L. Alder

The Real Test of Good Manners | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes


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“The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.”

–Khalil Gibran

Life is Short


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“Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.”

–Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have You Said Thank You? | Meredith Sweetpea | Manners Quotes


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“God gave you a gift of 84,600 seconds today.
Have you used one of them to say thank you?”

–William Arthur Ward

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