Good Manners and Behavior

Good Manners are the external expressions of one’s inner goodness and education. They generate a good and welcome response. If you are respectful to others then you are more likely to be treated with respect by them. Manners are important to make a good impression on others in everyday life.

Good manners can be acquired from good dealings and behavior. If you show good manners everywhere you go, you are more likely to encourage others to behave in the same way towards you. Well developed societies show much regard or respects to their elders. Because they learn this from an observation of their ancestors or pre-built heritage. It shows the best you have to offer and encourage others to be their best. Good manners can be inherited from good, educated and well-mannered or well-behaved families. If anyone becomes accustomed to good manners or behave well, he can under no circumstances mishave with anyone.

Man is a rational being. He is heavenly or divinely declared as “Ashraful Makhtlukat”- the noblest creation. His rationality urges him to probe the mysteries of nature, to consider the elements, reach the moon and go beyond extension. He cannot remain sitting idly. His great thirst and hunger for knowledge and enlightenment now know no bounds. He strives hard to know the art of exhibiting good conduct.

The principles of good manners and etiquettes make life pleasant, smooth and easy. No matter where you are, at home- with kids, at work- with colleagues, or with friends, practicing good manners are important. Hence man makes manners and manners make him a real man. They reflect each other and go together. Good manners form the very foundation of our culture and civilization.

Good manners help a man turn friendly even to an enemy. The holy prophet (Sm) learned good manners from heaven. He could easily lift the curtail and developed a friendship with all by dint of good manners. If all the members of a family are well mannered and well-behaved, it will be a civilized and aristocratic family.

Good manners also demand equal behavior with all and sundry without any distinction between caste and creed. It does not tell us to behave well only with our near and dear ones. They urge us to stand up in the presence of elders and senior citizens. Good manners and civilization are closely linked. These are painstakingly taught and labouriously cultivated in all institutions and families. Good manners do not have any exaggeration in it. Gold is always gold whether it is in possession of any rich or poor man.

Good manners indicate good dealings, behavior, conduct, etc. They are simply respect and consideration for others or being aware of the needs of others. It makes a man real man who under no circumstances misbehaves with anyone. So, Give Respect and Take Respect!