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«My makeup wasn't smeared, I wasn't disheveled, I behaved politely, and I never finished off a bottle, so how could I be alcoholic?»
«When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.»
«One almost expects [one of the players] to peer into the monitor and politely request viewers to refrain from munching so loudly on cheese and crackers while the golfers are trying to read the greens.»
Author: Peter Alfano
, The greens
«Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery; it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.»
Author: Mao Tse-Tung
, dinner party
«It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.»
«I rose politely in the club / And said, `I feel a little bored; / Will someone take me to a pub?'»
«If you do not want to part with what you have, do not lie and claim that you have nothing, but decline politely saying that circumstances or your own desires prevent you.»
«We will hang you, never fear, Most politely, most politely.»