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Emily Post


Quotations

  • ''To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a "home" might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.''
    Emily Post (1873-1960), U.S. hostess. Etiquette, ch. 34 (1922).
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  • ''To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.''
    Emily Post (1873-1960), U.S. hostess. Etiquette, ch. 33 (1922).
  • ''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.''
    Emily Post (1873-1960), U.S. hostess. Etiquette, ch. 6 (1922).

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