|Frank J. Wilstach, comp. A Dictionary of Similes. 1916.|
| Fine manners are like personal beauty,a letter of credit everywhere.|
C. A. Bartol
Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value.|
Earl of Chesterfield
|Manners, like fashions, still from courts descend,|
And what the great begin, the vulgar end.