"Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company."
"The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect."
"Have we failed to slow global warming pollution in part because climate and environmental activists have been too polite and well behaved?"
"Men of polite learning and a liberal education."
"I'm an underdog person, so I align myself with those who seem to be not considered valuable in polite society."
"I grew up in a family where the women were just nuts. They didn't stand around in cardigans making polite conversation while they chopped tomatoes."
"My mom always taught me to be sweet and polite and cross my legs because it's what the guys like. Actually, they like a raunchy girl once in a while."
"My dad was a particularly polite kind of guy, very courteous."
"Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination."
"There is something about the South that accepts the supernatural. If you don't accept it and you're having a conversation with someone who does, it's just one of those polite things where you don't question their belief in ghosts. You just go, 'Oh, yeah, okay.' It's amazing to be able to have conversations like that."