There is no reason why you should be bored when you can be otherwise. But if you find yourself sitting in the hedgerow with nothing but weeds, there is no reason for shutting your eyes and seeing nothing, instead of finding what beauty you may in the weeds.
Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home
Far from being a proscriber of minutiae, Post the philosopher offers a way of living: Manners are made up of trivialities of deportment which can be easily learned if one does not happen to know them; manner is personalitythe outward manifestation of ones innate character and attitude toward life. Post gives us thousands of tips on correspondence, wedding planning, party giving and conduct in every public or private setting.