Not Being Polite Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 70 Quotes About Not Being Polite

#1. If someone offers to take your burden, you need to know he is serious, not just being polite and kind. Polite and kind do not last. - Author: Amy Tan
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#2. All that is known for sure is that endometriosis is endemic and that it cannot be cured. Management is the best hope. This makes for treatments that are, if I am being polite, based on trial and error. If I am feeling less generous, they are shots in the dark. - Author: Rose George
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#3. You don't seem the type to endorse the obscure dictates of polite society," she noted, thinking that he only played at being a gentlemen. There was something rather rebellious about him. - Author: Elizabeth Cole
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#4. Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want. - Author: Jason Sudeikis
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#5. Being polite to a person is not a sign of respect for them. It is merely a sign of a good upbringing and a balanced nature. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#6. I'm not interested in being polite. It's false. - Author: Libba Bray
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#7. Humility in this business [acting] isn't just a matter of being polite, it's kind of a matter of survival. You can't ever afford to think that you're the bee's knees, because you could always afford to be better. You have to always be searching for something better. - Author: Michael Shannon
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#8. We often laughed at others in our house, and I picked up the craft of being polite while people were present and laughing later if there was anything to laugh about. - Author: Muriel Spark
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#9. Why haven't you asked me how I do my tricks?" Celia asks, once they have reached the point where she is certain he is not simply being polite about the matter. "Because I do not wish to know," he says. "I prefer to remain unenlightened, to better remain in the dark. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#10. What I see as specially English is the charm - everyone is so polite. Being restrained is part of the charm. And I love the sense of humour - it takes me back to Australia. The English are great at making fun of themselves. They're so self-effacing. - Author: Danielle De Niese
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#11. Do unto others as you would have done unto you. Manners aren't anything but a polite person being nice, no matter what everyone else is doing. But they make the world a better place, Sugar Honey, you can trust me on that. - Author: Sarah-Kate Lynch
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#12. I think I've realized that business and being polite [don't] match. You can be fair, but me being polite was not me being fair to myself. - Author: Beyonce Knowles
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#13. As I have said, in the same way that you can tell if some sexism is happening to you by asking the question "Is this polite, or not?" you can tell whether some misogynistic societal pressure is being exerted on women by calmly enquiring, "And are the men doing this, as well? - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#14. A lot of our lives are about being polite. - Author: Rachelle Lefevre
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#15. What were you doing talking to that man?" Emma lifted her chin to look him in the eye. "He was talking to me. I was only being polite." "Well, don't be. Do you hear me, Miss Smallwood? Stay away from him. - Author: Julie Klassen
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#16. And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it's third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it's much more polite. - Author: Miriam Makeba
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#17. The Japanese are, to the highest degree, both aggressive and unaggressive, both militaristic and aesthetic, both insolent and polite, rigid and adaptable, submissive and resentful of being pushed around, loyal and treacherous, brave and timid, conservative and hospitable to new ways. - Author: Ruth Benedict
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#18. You lose nothing by being polite. The answer is 'No', but please say it politely and give the reasons ... Explain to me why 'No'. Don't change 'No' to 'Yes'. Don't be a fool. If there was a good reason why it is 'No', it must remain 'No', but the man must be told politely. - Author: Mr. Lee
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#19. We must recall the most important of humanity guidelines: Be polite. Being polite is possibly the greatest daily contribution everyone can make to life on Earth. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#20. But I don't want to be fine, not if it means she's going to let go of my hand; not if it means we're going to go back to being polite strangers. - Author: Tabitha Suzuma
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#21. A man must have very eminent qualities to hold his own without being polite. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#22. Did he kill anyone?" Erich asked. When neither guard answered, he said, "Then he's still being polite. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#23. Why don't - " He stopped abruptly and took a breath. "Normally I'm good at being polite, but with you, I have to try very hard."

"Were you trying very hard the two times you've compared me to a prostitute today? - Author: Kelly Zekas
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#24. Being polite does not mean being mummified. - Author: Judith Martin
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#25. Women worry too much about how they smell or taste. I assure you, I love to taste a woman's primal essence on my tongue." Something melted inside her. He liked it? "Really? You're not just being polite, are you, Sir?" "No, kitten, when it comes to sex, I don't have a polite bone in my body. - Author: Kallypso Masters
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#26. Be polite, being well-mannered doesn't mean you're boring. - Author: Anuj Kr. Thakur
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#27. Normally when people say they haven't decided, they're being polite but they're definitely not voting for you. I think it's different this time. People are thinking hard about the issues. - Author: David Cameron
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#28. I grew up being taught, 'Do unto others as they would do unto you.' I would get scolded for not being polite. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#29. In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can't help you either. Nothing makes any sense. They're very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you're there. - Author: Bill Murray
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#30. I wish my nose was smaller and that I was a little taller. I also had this perennial pimple problem, so I felt people were just being polite when they said I was beautiful. - Author: Madhuri Dixit
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#31. The secret of a happy marriage is simple: Just keep on being as polite to one another as you are to your friends. - Author: Robert Quillen
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#32. Doesn't being over-familiar put you at a disadvantage? A more formal way of speaking doesn't just mean you're being polite, it's also a way of protecting yourself. - Author: Mihail Sebastian
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#33. You gotta lay down the law; being nice or polite is a weakness that only encourages unwanted attention. I'd be less of a bitch if I didn't have to worry about getting my motives twisted. Sometimes you just have to be rude. - Author: Xandrie Kovak
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#34. My mother is old-fashioned; she raised us like girls from a 19th-century book. My sisters and I are known for being the most polite girls in France. My mother wanted us to be like royalty: never ever will you be caught being rude, or superficial or being a star or whatever. - Author: Lou Doillon
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#35. We should know who they are," I said, "before we kill them. That's just being polite. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#36. What they failed to teach you at school was that the whole business of being human just got messier and more complicated as you got older. You could tell the truth, be polite, take everyone's feelings into consideration and still have to deal with other people's shit. At nine or ninety. - Author: Mark Haddon
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#37. Political correctness is what right-wing bigots call what everybody else calls being polite - Author: Iain Banks
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#38. He wasn't good with this sort of thing - with the back-and-forth dance between man and woman. He wasn't even sure if they were dancing, or if she was merely being polite. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#39. If you have a bad feeling about someone, don't worry about offending them. Just run. Being polite is how you get your purse stolen or your purse stolen. - Author: Lena Dunham
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#40. I find it very eerie when somebody is being really polite. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#41. I have seen people rude by being over-polite. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#42. A car to pick me up every day, a chair with my name on it, everybody being very polite ... what can you do except sit back and watch it all, try to take it all in? - Author: Charles Dance
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#43. Gaining patience and a positive attitude, being polite and respectful to the most negative person, and being able to have insight into the type of person you are dealing with are all important for a lifetime of success. - Author: Penelope Holmes
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#44. Being polite is not only the right way to respond to people but also the easiest. Life is so filled with unavoidable conflict that I see no reason to promote more confrontations. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#45. The almost egregiously English couple, Cedric and Rosamund Chailey, had slipped quietly away when the conversation turned to God. It had not seemed polite to be present when anything so American was being discussed. - Author: Michael Frayn
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#46. It is astounding what power being kind, mannered, polite and considerate has in transforming your life. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#47. Women have got to stop being polite. If I ever had children, which I don't, the first thing I'd teach a girl of mine is the words 'f - off.' - Author: Helen Mirren
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#48. To work with someone you love is something special, an incredible experience. But it could be a negative. You have to make a strong commitment to be honest; you're not just being polite, like strangers on an airplane; you're working. - Author: Diane Ladd
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#49. The trouble is, if you go too far towards being polite, the label that applies is "doormat". - Author: Charles Stross
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#50. I think that when you are accused of being in bad taste it can be quite positive. You're challenging the notions of polite society. I'd like to put across the notion that bad taste is actually good for you. - Author: Margaret Cho
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#51. I'll see you off," Daru said. "No," said Balducci. "There's no use being polite. You insulted me. - Author: Albert Camus
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#52. Political civility is not about being polite to each other. It's about reclaiming the power of 'We the People' to come together, debate the common good and call American democracy back to its highest values amid our differences. - Author: Parker Palmer
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#53. It's called being polite; they probably didn't teach you that at home. Doesn't mean I like you or anything. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#54. Once I became a photographer, it stopped me being scared or intimidated by gangs of young men of whatever stripe. Initially, I could hide behind my camera but eventually I came to realize that if I was polite and friendly to them, then they probably would be to me too - a good life lesson. - Author: Derek Ridgers
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#55. any attempt to downplay or sugarcoat the meaning of what is being said. We mitigate when we're being polite, or when we're ashamed or embarrassed, or when we're being deferential to authority. If you want your boss to do you a favor, you - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#56. The important thing was that we were being polite and not saying all the things that were making us unhappy, which was the only way we knew how to love each other. - Author: Ruth Ozeki
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#57. Jenny felt that her education was merely a polite way to bide time, as if she were really a cow, being prepared only for the insertion of the device for artificial insemination. Her - Author: John Irving
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#58. I don't think being polite for polite's sake makes you a better person. I try to be as genuine as I can afford. - Author: Angela Richardson
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#59. Shane settled his flamethrower more comfortably on his shoulders. "Ladies? After you."
"Rude," Claire said.
"I was being polite!"
"Not when you have a flamethrower. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#60. Most of us are ready to greet our worst enemies like long-lost brothers if we think they can show us a good time, if we think they can do us any good or if we even reach the conclusion that being polite will get us just as far and help us live longer. - Author: Budd Schulberg
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#61. We must stop being polite and behaved, and find new inventive tactics to shift the paradigm. We are the majority. - Author: Eve Ensler
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#62. If a man isn't being nice when you're out, all you have to do is remain polite and then go home early. - Author: Sherry Argov
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#63. I'm being ironic. Don't interrupt a man in the midst of being ironic, it's not polite. There! - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#64. It's one of the advantages of being a woman. I get to do all sorts of unfair things, and you have to accept them because you're too polite not to.
Polgara - Author: David Eddings
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#65. Of all the skills necessary for her work, what she was perhaps worst at was being polite to inanimate things. - Author: China Mieville
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#66. I'm big on my kids being conventionally polite, and it works really well for them. - Author: Mayim Bialik
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#67. As far as I have been able to understand, the Japanese seem to keep things close to the vest. Friendly but remote and polite to the point of being invisible. It is in the music, literature, film and art that the Japanese really seem to express themselves. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#68. Being politically correct means saying what's polite rather than what's accurate. I like to be accurate. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#69. I don't know, and have no intention of finding out. IQ is like dick size - if you have to measure, you're way too invested in it. And both are gauche to discuss in polite company. (Upon being asked his IQ on Quora) - Author: Adrian Lamo
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#70. You don't feel honest on a date, I guess. You don't really get to learn about anyone. You're kind of being polite and you can ask the questions, it's just not a great time for me. - Author: Vince Vaughn
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