January 2010 Courtesy By Chilton Williamson Jr. I have read somewhere that courtesy is the highest form of charity. Whether or not that is true (I like to think it is), courtesy is certainly charity in its least expensive form. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Chilton Williamson Jr. Chilton Williamson, Jr. is the editor of Chronicles.