Best Gentlemen Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Gentlemen Quotes

Gentlemen prefer bonds.

Andrew William Mellon (1855-1937, American Financier, Philanthropist, Statesman)


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

Cardinal J. Newman (1801-1890, British Preacher)


I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870, British Novelist)


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

Charles Dickens (1812-1870, British Novelist)


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

Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972, British Writer)


I am partial to ladies if they are nice. I suppose it is my nature. I am not quite a gentleman but you would hardly notice it.

Daisy Ashford (American Author)


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 (1809-1845, American Poet, Critic, short-story Writer)


Being a gentleman is the number one priority, the chief question integral to our national life.

Edward Fox


Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.

English Proverb


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

Fred A. Allen (1894-1957, American Radio Comic)


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

Frederick Douglass (1817-1895, American Abolitionist, Journalist)


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

L. Mencken (1880-1956, American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist)


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.

Seton Merriman


Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.

Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936, Italian Author, Playwright)


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

Margaret Oliphant (1828-1897, British Novelist, Historian)


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 (1904-1992, German-born American Film Actor)


A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.

Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British Author, Wit)


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist)


He is every other inch a gentleman.

Rebecca West (1892-1983, British Author)


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

William Lyon Phelps

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