It is a mistake that there is no bath that will cure people's manners.
But drowning would help.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and
how little we think of the other person.
The highest perfection of politeness is only a beautiful edifice, built, from
the base to the dome, of graceful and gilded forms of charitable and unselfish
- On the Decay of the Art of Lying speech, 1880
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