1 Edition used: Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, ed.Douglas den Uyl (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2001).People remain away from them because they cannot stand them or because they create a non conductive atmosphere around them.
1 Edition used: Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury, Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, ed.
The manners of the youngsters especially youths make themselves to be blessed in the sight of Allah because their parents pray for them and the angles in the sky say "Ameen" Manners are most essential for all classes of people for the high and the low.
A clerk in a bank or in post office, a typist in an office or a conductor in a bus, a salesman in a shop, a business executive, an officer or even a minister will be successful if he has good manners because good manners always help to win the elections.
Well – mannered people are friendly, courteous and pleasant company.
They are patient with others and get well with society Parents and teachers are the role models, who can teach their wards and students good manners and their importance in life. They teach us the importance of vasudhaiva kutumbakam – the world as a family.
If good impressions fall on our mind our character will be good and vice versa.
It also means being helpful and having respect for others.
In fact, if a person has acquired book knowledge alone and has not cultivated good manners, he cannot be called educated at all.
A few words of respect, spoken in sweet tone make the old souls jubilant and they pray raising their hands for the long life and prosperity of their well mannered off springs.
These are the good manners that make a man perfect, successful and respectable throughout the period of whole life.
Manners include etiquette, politeness, sympathy, discipline and good social conduct.