“Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.”
― Amy Vanderbilt
Sometimes finding that true, and pure, emotion, to make manners more than an exhibit, can be more work than you think you can bear. Trying to keep in mind the golden rule, or karma, can sometimes ease that. Yes, keeping a lid on behavior you find annoying is difficult, but if the tables were turned, would you appreciate a gentle touch?