Manners are especially the need of the plain. The pretty can get away with anything.
Waugh, Evelyn quotes
- Ich mag verdammen, was du sagst, aber ich werde mein… Ich mag verdammen, was du sagst, aber ich werde mein Leben dafür einsetzen, dass du es sagen darfst. Evelyn Beatrice Hall
- "He was pretty concerned about her. She’s… "He was pretty concerned about her. She's pretty frail and he's got to make sure she has power. Even with power, it's going to be pretty warm. A.J.'s probably figuring if the power goes out, he might be able to do some more for her. Here, he couldn't do anything for her." - Craig Baranouski
- "Architecture, like dress, is an exercise in… "Architecture, like dress, is an exercise in good manners, and good manners involve the habit of skillful insincerity-the habit of saying "good morning" to those whose mornings you would rather blight, and of passing the butter to those you would rather starve." - Roger Scruton
- "Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the… "Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the plain." - Oliver Goldsmith