Teach me to behave sincerely and reasonable toward every member of my family and all other human beings, that I may not cause confusion and sorrow to anyone.
The only way to treat a Prussian is to step on his toes until he apologizes.
To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.
Good nature without prudence, is foolishness.
If you owe a dog anything, call him “sir.”
An excess of courtesy is discourtesy.
Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous.
Never spend time with people who don’t respect you.
Excellent people are honored wherever they go.
No one is too big to be courteous, but some are too little.