Courteous

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  • characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners; "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
  • exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"

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* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington

* Be courteous to all, but intimate with few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. - George Washington


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