"Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern"
- R. Buckminster Fuller
About this Quote
This quote by R. Buckminster Fuller speaks to the importance of teaching children not only knowledge, but also virtue and good manners. Fuller suggests that parents often prioritize teaching their children knowledge and the art of speaking well, but that they should also be equally concerned with teaching their children good manners. He implies that good manners are just as important as knowledge and the ability to speak well, and that parents should be mindful of this when raising their children. By teaching children good manners, parents can help them to develop into well-rounded individuals who are capable of interacting with others in a respectful and appropriate manner. Ultimately, this quote serves as a reminder to parents that teaching their children good manners is just as important as teaching them knowledge and the art of speaking well.
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