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Helen Hathaway

  • More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals.

    • Helen Hathaway,
    • Manners for Men
    • ()
  • Courtesy, like charity, begins at home.

    • Helen Hathaway,
    • Manners for Men
    • ()
  • ... there is no place in the world where courtesy is so necessary as in the home.

    • Helen Hathaway,
    • Manners for Men
    • ()
  • A critical frame of mind does not make for domestic happiness.

    • Helen Hathaway,
    • Manners for Men
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  • Whistling, humming, singing at the table may be an indication of cheerfulness, but it is also one of thoughtlessness, and hence is distinctly ill-mannered.

    • Helen Hathaway,
    • Manners for Men
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Helen Hathaway, U.S. etiquette writer

(1893 - 1923)

Full name: Helen Durham Hathaway.