Quotations by Emily Post

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Born: Sunday, October 27, 1872
Died: Sunday, September 25, 1960 (87 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


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.
- Emily Post
(Keywords: Thought, Conversation, Oratory, Wit, Worry)

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.
- Emily Post
(Keywords: Feelings, Awareness, Manners)

Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.
- Emily Post
(Keywords: Science, Ethics, Etiquette, Honor, Living, Nothing)

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.
- Emily Post
(Keywords: Neighbors)

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a 'home' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.
- Emily Post
(Keywords: Cooking, Man, Old, Recreation, Saying, Woman)







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