civility costs nothing

civility costs nothing

It is easy to be respectful. You don't have to be their best friends, but you could at least say hi to them—civility costs nothing.
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Civility costs nothing.

 and Courtesy costs nothing.
Prov. It never hurts you to be polite. Always greet people politely, no matter what you think of them. Civility costs nothing. Why not write Mildred a thank-you note? Courtesy costs nothing.
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For all I know, the bloke's sick to the back teeth of people turning up expecting a meal, but hey, it was a genuine mistake and civility costs nothing.
The person at the other end of the phone is a human being, with feelings, just like everyone else and civility costs nothing.