Gentlemen Quotes

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

Oscar Wilde

A gentleman can live through anything.

William Faulkner

Women do not find it difficult nowadays to behave like men, but they often find it extremely difficult to behave like gentlemen.

Compton Mackenzie

He was the product of an English public school and university. He was, moreover, a modern product of those seats of athletic exercise. He had little education and highly developed muscles -- that is to say, he was no scholar, but essentially a gentleman.

H. Seton Merriman

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

George Bernard Shaw

Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.

Thorstein Veblen

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.

Theodore Roosevelt

I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.

Anthony Trollope

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

Charlie Chaplin

Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl.

Marlene Dietrich

Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman -- repose in energy.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A gentlemen is one who never strikes a woman without provocation.

H. L. Mencken

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

William Lyon Phelps

The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better.

Charles Dickens

It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.

Cardinal J. Newman

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.

John Locke

Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.

Edgar Allan Poe

A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.

Fred A. Allen

A gentleman is always a gentleman; but the butterflies of society differ as much in their moods as does that insect in its colors.

Adelaide Billet Dufresnoy

To make a fine, gentleman, several trades are required, but chiefly a barber.

Oliver Goldsmith

Make money and the whole world will conspire to call you a gentleman.

Twain Mark

A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.

H. L. Mencken

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised.

Robert Walpole

The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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