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“Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.”
Bennett Cerf, humorist, publisher (1898-1971)
“The ultimate aim of civility and good manners is to please: to please one's guest or to please one's host. To this end one uses the rules laid down by tradition: of welcome, generosity, affability, cheerfulness and consideration for others. People entertain warmly and joyously. To persuade a friend to stay for lunch is a triumph and a precious honour. To entertain many together is to honor them all mutually. It is equally an honour to be a guest.”
Claudia Roden, food writer.
'A Book of Middle Eastern Food' (1968)
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