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“More tears have been shed over men's lack of manners than their lack of morals.”
“Courtesy, like charity, begins at home.”
“... there is no place in the world where courtesy is so necessary as in the home.”
“A critical frame of mind does not make for domestic happiness.”
“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, U.S. etiquette writer
(1893 - 1923)
Full name: Helen Durham Hathaway.