Definitions: (1) having the characteristics of advanced culture; refined in behavior or cultural interests <especially in arts and literature>; (2) exhibiting warm cordiality; genteel; (3) courteously considerate; tactful; civil

Compatible Quality: friendly

• Politeness is to human nature as warmth is to wax. — Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German Philosopher

• I want maximum information given with maximum politeness. — Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis (1929–1994) American First Lady