7-37 Conversation Rules for Gentlemen from 1875

In a dispute, if you cannot reconcile the parties, withdraw from them. You will surely make one enemy, perhaps two, by taking either side, in an argument when the speakers have lost their temper.


Master Your Money Devotional Guide 2-4

Luke 12:15 Then He said to them, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”

Beware. Be on your guard. Debt, like a thief, rides the back of greed and sneaks around waiting to break in.

6-37 Conversation Rules for Gentlemen from 1875

Never, unless you are requested to do so, speak of your own business or profession in society; to confine your conversation entirely to the subject or pursuit which is your own specialty is low-bred and vulgar. Make the subject for conversation suit the company in which you are placed. Joyous, light conversation will be at times as much out of place as a sermon would be at a dancing party. Let your conversation be grave or gay as suits the time or place.


5-37 Conversation Rules for Gentlemen from 1875

In a general conversation, never speak when another person is speaking, and never try by raising your own voice to drown that of another. Never assume an air of haughtiness, or speak in a dictatorial manner; let your conversation be always amiable and frank, free from every affectation.


Dad Who Fought To Protect Son Silenced

He told LifeSiteNews, “I would like to protect every child in the United States from these abhorrent practices by the medical community.”  Texas Solicitor General just issued brief calling gag order on another family unconstitutional Gag orders have been issued in other parental rights cases. In addition to calling them unconstitutional, critics say they are used to prevent parents from sharing with the public what is being done to their children.

From https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/dad-who-fought-to-protect-son-from-gender-transition-now-under-unconstitutional-gag-order

4-37 Conversation Rules for Gentlemen from 1875

“It is ill-bred to put on an air of weariness during a long speech from another person, and quite as rude to look at a watch, read a letter, flirt the leaves of a book, or in any other action show that you are tired of the speaker or his subject.”

Hmmm. He did not say anything about looking at your smartphone. That must be ok.


3-37 Conversation Rules for Gentlemen from 1875

Never interrupt anyone who is speaking; it is quite rude to officiously supply a name or date about which another hesitates, unless you are asked to do so. Another gross breach of etiquette is to anticipate the point of a story which another person is reciting, or to take it from his lips to finish it in your own language. Some persons plead as an excuse for this breach of etiquette, that the reciter was spoiling a good story by a bad manner, but this does not mend the matter. It is surely rude to give a man to understand that you do not consider him capable of finishing an anecdote that he has commenced.