Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Emily Post
(1872-1960) born on
Oct 27
US etiquette authority. "She was the authority on social behaviour whose definitive work was "Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage," 1922."

"Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory."

"The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S's: Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy and Serenity."
To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.
Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.
"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use."


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Etiquette," ch. 6, 1922."
R: "In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992."
A: ""Etiquette," ch. 33, 1922."
N: "In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997."
K: ""Such is Life.""

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