They tell us that courtesy is contagious. So why not start an epidemic?
He who has the habit of smiling at the cash register instead of the customer won't be smiling long.
Be nice and courteous to people on your way up becuase you'll meet many of them on your way down.
Some people are so naturally courteous thay even say thank you when the automatic door at the supermarket opens for them.
There is no law against being courteous even when you aren't a candidate for office.
Practice courtesy. You never know when it might become popular again.
A little of the oil of courtesy will save a lot of friction.
Courtesy costs nothing yet it buys things that are priceless.
A man gave a woman his seat on the bus; she fainted. When she revived, she thanked him; then he fainted.
Courtesy is the quality that keeps a woman smiling when a departing guest stands at the open door and lets the flies in.
It is getting harder and harder to find a courteous person who isn't trying to sell you something.
Why are husbands and wives more courteous to strangers than to each other?
Life is not so short that there is not time for courtesy.
Be courteous to everybody. You never know who might show up on the jury.
One civil right we can all practice is courtesy to the other fellow.
The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats lesser men.
A little courtesy goes a long way, which is just as well since it's in such short supply.
Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
To be humble to superiors is duty; to equals, courtesy; to inferiors, nobility.
If you wish to get along with people, pretend not to know whatever they tell you.
Actually there's only a slight difference between keeping your chin up and sticking your neck out, but it's worth knowing.
It's alll right to be cautious -- but even a turtle never gets anywhere until he sticks his head out.
The true test of moral courage is the ability to ignore an insult.
Courage is being the only one who knows you're afraid.
The courage to speak must be matched by the wisdom to listen.
Be bold in what you stand for, but careful in what you fall for.
Courage is something you always have until you need it.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it.
Too many people consider themselves daring when they are only delirious.
Many a man who is proud of his right to say what he pleases wishes he had the courage to do so.
Remember, you are you own doctor when it comes to curing cold feet.
Courage makes both friends and foes.
The Supreme Court of the United States gives a husband the right to open his wife's letters -- but it doesn't give him the courage.
Courage is the quality it takes to look at yourself with candor, your adversaries with kindness, and your setbacks with serenity.
Courage is what it takes for a woman to show friends the old Family Bible containing the date of her birth.
Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
A man who says what he thinks is courageous -- but friendless.
Freedom is the sure ppossession of only those who have the courage to defend it.
Keep your chin up and your knees down.