Polite may refer to:

  • Politeness
  • Polite architecture, or the polite: a form of building design which is aestheticly led and characterised by intentionally incorporated stylistic or romantic features
  • Lousaka Polite, an american football fullback who currently plays for the New England Patriots

Other articles related to "polite":

Polite Architecture
... Polite architecture, or "the Polite" comprises buildings designed to include the artifice of non-local styles for decorative effect by professional architects ...
The Growth of Polite Architecture
... world's industrialisation buildings characterised by elements of 'the polite' have become prevalent throughout the building stock of developed countries ... The rise in the number of buildings reflecting polite architectural features has been influenced by the expansion of the profession of architecture, the ... in the proportion of buildings which are of polite design ...
Lessons In Love (Lloyd Album) - Track Listing
... "Sex Education" Cameron, Lloyd Polite, Maurice Sinclair Big Reese Jasper Cameron 336 2 ... Pinchback, Polite, Sinclair Big Reese Jasper Cameron 349 3 ... Life" Warren Felder, Robert Huggar, Polite {jordy Writes} OAK 328 6 ...
Polite Architecture - Architectural Theory
... The ultimate in polite architecture will have been designed by a professional architect or one who has acted as such through some other title, such as surveyor or master mason it will have been designed to follow ... a theoretical term, the differences between "the polite" and "the vernacular" can be a matter of degree and subjective analysis ... Between the extremes of the wholly vernacular and the completely polite, there are buildings which illustrate vernacular and polite content ...

Famous quotes containing the word polite:

    Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    And anyone is free to condemn me to death
    If he leaves it to nature to carry out the sentence.
    I shall will to the common stock of air my breath
    And pay a death tax of fairly polite repentance.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    You know, sometimes, when they say you’re ahead of your time, it’s just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.
    George McGovern (b. 1922)