, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Courtesy (15)

Courtesy (15)

Courteous asking breaks even city walls.
— Russian

Courtesy is compatible with bravery.
— Mexican

Courtesy that is all on one side cannot last long.
— French

Courtesy on one side only lasts not long.
— English

Excessive courtesy can harm no one.
— Filipino

Proud looks lose hearts, but courteous words win them.
— English

A courtesy much entreated is half recompensed.
— English

All doors are open to courtesy.
— English

Even among intimate friends
there should be courtesy.
— Japanese

Full of courtesy and full of craft.
— English

He may freely receive courtesies,
that knows how to require them.
— English

He that asks a courtesy promises a kindness.
— English

It's a rank courtesy when a man is
forced to give thanks for his own.
— English

Lip courtesy avails much and costs little.
— Spanish

Proper courtesy should be observed
even between close friends.
— Japanese