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I Believe Manners Cost Nothing

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    Manners are free but worth millions flattery

    gets you nowhere manners everywhere. Where do you want to go?
    Littlebikiechick Littlebikiechick 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Lovely Ripple Of Hearts And Of Butterflies...

    How lovely and fitting a title to a group :DSo nice to spotlight the REAL manners, maybe steer some or nudge some in the righter direction of it all...They are FREE and yet they yield DIVIDENDS and give back EXPONENTIALLY :)!It's so lovely when you are in that coooool state of...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    I Agree

    I agree. And people who don't use them are selfish and thoughtless, and I generally don't need to be around people like that. Charlotte
    charlottesbed charlottesbed 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    Here is 25 Manners you should know

    and do almost everyday. Manner #1 When asking for something, say "Please." Manner #2 When receiving something, say "Thank you." Manner #3 Do not interrupt people who are speaking with each other unless there is an emergency. Manner #4 If you do need to get somebody's attention...
    KellysMyName KellysMyName 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    Mind Your Manners Please.

    Always Be Polite & Be Respectful To Others. Please Lower Your Voices. Lower The Music Volumes, When You're Talking On Your Cellphones on Public Transit Buses/C-Trains. Thanks
    studio54disco studio54disco 46-50, F Aug 25

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    Silvs4578 Silvs4578 26-30 1 Response Nov 21

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    Manners Cost Nothing, But Require Something Even More Valuable

    Humility. Without it, there is no way to recognize that all us humans are ultimately dependent on the kindness of others. Lack of manners is the simple, lazy way of broadcasting to everyone around you, that you value yourself so much above everybody else that the norms don't...
    straightlaced straightlaced 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    Manners

    Are the only things I know that cost nothing but are worth a millions dollars to many as manners make then feel so much better to have someone talk to them with respect and true feelings? Many use all theĀ  words but their actions if you really look to tell a different story...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Feb 13, 2013

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    Be Polite

    i mean one of the first lessons we learn if you have nothing nice to say dont say anything at all when did we all forget tht
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Manners give you class

    and also a sign of intelligence...discipline and good will.Everybody likes manners and you sure assertive in any situation.I wish people were more mannered and less careless.It really shocks me to put up with situations that I totally dislike just coz they dont know or dont...
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    i want to sell my kidney.

    .i need money urgently my contact number is 9999689865..kindly either help me or help to sell my kidney
    baba321 baba321 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Why Not...???

    What will you loose if acted politely, where you wont hurt anyone some people cant be other than mean and hurt others fill your life with mercy to all god's creatures try to be good to you bothers and sisters in humanity help the poor and needy ones remember you might one...
    man7337 man7337 36-40, M Jan 9, 2013

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    Respect

    I don't know why people find it so hard to say please and thank you. Even my own family can't seem to figure out how to have manners. It's not like it puts you out or costs you anything to treat people with kindness and respect.That's one of the things that bothers me so much...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T Mar 13, 2013

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    I hate Wal Mart. It's like,

    as soon as people get into the parking lot, their IQ drops about 50 points. They lose all sense of courtesy, and they forget all about personal space. Was it always this way, or am I getting pickier as I age???
    TexasTrav TexasTrav 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    . . .

    Please, thank you, love you - all make a good impression :)
    Loopylee123 Loopylee123 22-25, F Sep 29, 2013

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    I was always taught manors cost nothing. I was shocked one day at the store when the chech out girl told me I was the only customer to say please and thank you. All I could think...
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    The number of dinners I've had without my husband are very few in the last 7 years. I've always made a point to wait to eat for him. This last month though, his table manners...
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    I'm like a sturdy dam, I can take a lot of damage. -but... if you pound me until I break, nothing will save you from the wave that bursts out. I can take a joke, I can forgive...
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    If you can find the time, will you wait for me? You've opened the chest of my life while I watched you, only to find the expression on your face that there was nothing inside...
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    I do think manners are very important,my parents raised me,to have respect for people,so I do,and am a mom,and my child,has respect for others.Sometimes I meet up,with people that...
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    My dad is a real gentleman. Because of his manners and good conduct towards female, he is the lady's choice! However, he never cheated on my mom nor hit her though their...
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    I know everyone can but there are so many people in this world who dnt gaf!!.. I dnt understand it either why people talk mean to others .. Maybe they grew up with no manners...
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