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Quotes About Children's Manners

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Most people have rules on children’s etiquette, particularly when it comes to other people’s children. As parents, you do the best with what you know, but it still isn’t easy to instill good manners in little ones whose sole purpose in life appears to be making you show your bad manners.

Here are some quotes about children’s manners that might make getting through this period a little easier:

“The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.”
~Fred Astaire

“Teach love, generosity, good manners, and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home, and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.”
~Roger Moore

Discipline is one of the key elements to instilling good behavior and proper etiquette in our offspring. However, no matter what we say, they watch and follow your lead in what you do rather than what you say.

“You try your hardest to raise your teenagers with patience, honesty and good manners, but they still end up being like you.”
~Unknown

“A brat is a child who has learned to get what he wants from his parents by trial and terror.”
~Unknown

“Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.”
~Unknown
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