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The more one knows of our life the more one must denounce it, lest it be suspected that one has a personal motive in defending it. ...
Good manners, to those one does not love, are no more a breach of truth, than "your humble servant," at the bottom of a challenge ...
All ceremonies are in themselves very silly things; but yet, a man of the world should know them. They are the outworks of Manners ...
You must be respectful and assenting, but without being servile and abject. You must be frank, but without indiscretion, and close ...
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offence.
Knowledge and power in the city; peace and decency in the country.
Decency ... must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amoun ...
With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have do ...
To see ourselves as others see us can be eye-opening. To see others as sharing a nature with ourselves is the merest decency. But ...
... until both employers' and workers' groups assume responsibility for chastising their own recalcitrant children, they can vainl ...
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