Emily Post, born Emily Price

Emily
Post, born Emily Price
1872
1960

American Etiquette Expert

Author Quotes

Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.

The attributes of a great lady may still be found in the rule of the four S's: Sincerity, Simplicity, Sympathy and Serenity.

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First Name
Emily
Last Name
Post, born Emily Price
Birth Date
1872
Death Date
1960
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American Etiquette Expert