Gentlemen Quotes

Men of courage, men of sense, and men of letters are frequent; but a true gentleman is what one seldom sees.

Sir Richard Steele

A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.

Lawrence G. Lovasik

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.

English Proverbs

For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it.

Margaret Oliphant

A very gallant gentleman.....he walked willingly to his death in a blizzard to try to save his comrades beset by hardships.

Atkinson E.L. and Garrard Apsley Cherry

No gentleman ever discusses any relationship with a lady.

Keith Miller

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself.

William Ralph Inge

A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.

Frederick Douglass

It was a great thing to be a human being. It was something tremendous. Suddenly I'm conscious of a million sensations buzzing in me like bees in a hive. Gentlemen, it was a great thing.

Karel Capek

The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.

Robert Smith Surtees

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.

James Otis

No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist.

Walter Bagehot

The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent.

Stanley Baldwin

The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.

Raymond Chandler

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Updated On : March 09, 2011
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