The secret of many a man's success in the world resides in his insight into the moods of men and his tact in dealing with them.
J. G. Holland
To rejoice in another's prosperity, is to gove content to your own lot: to mitigate another's grief, is to alleviate or dispel your own.
A man's own good breeding is the best security against other people's ill manners.
A good deed is never lost: he who sows coutesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Success in life, in anything, depends upon the number of persons that one can make himself agreeable t o.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few; and let those be well-tried before you give them your confidence.
Charity, good behaviour, amiable speech, unselfishness....these by the chief sage have been declared t he elements of popularity.
Do not forget small kindness and do not remember small faults.