If you’re late to the “manners” party, you can click here to read through the previous ideas we have covered. There is still much work to do around our house when it comes to manners, but reviewing the ideas I’ve presented in these posts has refreshed my memory in areas I need to improve myself and those in which we need to continue training our daughters.
I would like to leave you with several quotes to consider regarding good manners.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. Fred Astaire
Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. Henry Ward Beecher
Good manners and soft words have brought many a difficult thing to pass. Sir John Vanbrugh
A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait. Johann Wolfgang van Goethe
Finally, the heart of manners:
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them…. Matthew 7:12a