manners maketh man

manners maketh man

A good man has a strong sense of morality. This phrase is typically attributed to 14th-century bishop William of Wykeham. To hear that so many of our students intervened to stop this crime restores my faith in the youth of the world. Manners maketh man, you know.
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THEY SAY "Texting is now the only vehicle for covert flirting and if phone manners maketh man, or indeed woman, I am all for it" - interior designer Nicky Haslam.
Texting is now the only vehicle for covert flirting, and if phone manners maketh man, or indeed woman, I am all for it" - interior designer Nicky Haslam.
Manners maketh man and good language use maketh great men and even greater women
It used to be said that manners maketh man and it still should.
Manners maketh man, we are told, but unquestionably a decent suit of clothes would also smooth the rough edges of savagery.
As thank-you letters grow ever rarer, top restaurants are no longer defined by their exclusivity and even the practice of holding a door open is anything but universal, Llandovery College said it wants to drive home the message that manners maketh man or woman.
MANNERS maketh man, so the saying goes, and it's certainly true for this bunch of polite youngsters who have graduated with honours from Birmingham's school of etiquette.