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«Discretion is the polite word for hypocrisy»
«I don't write polite letters. I don't like to plea-bargain. I like to fight.»
«Be polite to all, but intimate with few.»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
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«I think ''taste'' is a social concept and not an artistic one. I'm willing to show good taste, if I can, in somebody else's living room, but our reading life is too short for a writer to be in any way polite. Since his words enter into another's brain in silence and intimacy, he should be as honest and explicit as we are with ourselves.»
«Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.»
Author: Otto von Bismarck
, Prime Minister
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«An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.»
«I don't set up for being a cosmopolite, which to any mind signifies being polite to every country except your own»
«Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.»
«If you have no money, be polite.»
«I was too polite to ask»