Origin of savoir-vivre
Examples from the Web for savoir-vivre
Kindness is the principle of tact, and respect for others the first condition of savoir-vivre.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
Kindness is the principle of tact, and respect for others the condition of 'savoir-vivre.'Character and Conduct|Various
In Glasgow, show your savoir-faire; but, in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, your savoir-vivre.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
Respect for others is the first condition of 45 "savoir-vivre."
He is a Jesuit by his garb; he is much more so than they are by his 'savoir-vivre'.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete|Madame La Marquise De Montespan