Best 541 of Gentleman quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lionel

Ladies and gentlemen, Im going to prove to you not only that Freddy Quimby is guilty, but that he is also innocent of not being guilty

By Anonym 15 Sep

Frances Trollope

Whatever may be the talents of the persons who meet together in [American] society, the very shape, form, and arrangement of the meeting is sufficient to paralyze conversation. The women invariably herd together at one part of the room, and the men at the other ... The gentlemen spit, talk of elections and the price of produce, and spit again. The ladies look at each other's dresses till they know every pin by heart.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Maria Jane Mcintosh

There are many true ladies, and they differ somewhat from society generally. So does a true gentleman, on the same principle of refinement and nobility of character.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jason Evert

Authentic femininity is a combination of class, tenderness and virtue. When a woman possesses these traits, a man will naturally want to be more of a gentleman around her.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Page Morgan

What she felt for him wasn't a sin. "If you'll remain a gentleman?" she asked. Nolan swiveled on his heels and twirled her into the shadowy booth. He stepped inside the small space with her, their bodies forced even closer together. "Define gentleman," he said, his breath already hot against her neck.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marilynne Robinson

I've developed a great reputation for wisdom by ordering more books than I ever had time to read, and reading more books, by far, than I learned anything useful from, except, of course, that some very tedious gentlemen have written books.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Evan Peters

You look at William Powell in 'My Man Godfrey' and he's a butler in that and he's very dapper. He's a very refined gentleman. I liked playing around with that, with the good posture and a style, a panache, and a way of moving about the room.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Travolta

For a while, I was saying 'no' way too often. I turned down 'An Officer and A Gentleman,' 'Splash' and 'Midnight Express.' I could name you tons more. I would go off and experience life instead of working - I was learning to fly jets, went on an African safari, sailed the Caribbean - which wasn't necessarily bad.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Catherine The Great

If I may venture to be frank I would say about myself that I was every inch a gentleman.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Terry Pratchett

Taxation, gentlemen, is very much like dairy farming. The task is to extract the maximum amount of milk with the minimum amount of moo.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anthony Trollope

Never let the estate decrease in your hands. It is only by such resolutions as that that English noblemen and English gentlemen can preserve their country. I cannot bear to see property changing hands.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Anita Loos

Men are weak and constantly need reassurance, so now that they fail to find adulation in the opposite sex, they're turning to each other. Less and less do men need women. More and more do gentlemen prefer gentlemen.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Patrick Rothfuss

I have had a few gentlemen let me know they find my manly beardiness somewhat alluring. Never any ladies though.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Louis Kronenberger

The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman, or as some other suitable species of human being; the American wants to be considered a good guy.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Dominic Riccitello

The truth is: I was lost in him. I had gone from losing one of the most important people in my life and then losing someone I loved a month later. I wrapped myself in people, in lust, in the idea of love. I met him and I met a gentlemen, and when I found out who he truly was, I was still in love with the gentleman and justified all of his actions.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard M. Nixon

You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference.

By Anonym 15 Sep

David Rockefeller

You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Fyodor Dostoevsky

I tell you solemnly, that I have many times tried to become an insect. But I was not equal even to that. I swear, gentlemen, that to be too conscious is an illness — a real thorough-going illness.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Edmund Burke

Somebody has said, that a king may make a nobleman but he cannot make a gentleman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Vaughan

The man who is always talking about being a gentleman, never is one.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jamie Foxx

My Grandmother would say, 'Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you remain that Southern gentleman that I've taught you to be.'

By Anonym 15 Sep

Charles Dickens

... Waiter! raw beef-steak for the gentleman's eye,-nothing like raw beef-steak for a bruise, sir; cold lamp-post very good, but lamp-post inconvenient-damned odd standing in the open street half-an-hour, with your eye against a lamp.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Samuel Richardson

The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Eliot

... goodness is of a modest nature, easily discouraged, and when much elbowed in early life by unabashed vices, is apt to retire into extreme privacy, so that it is more easily believed in by those who construct a selfish old gentleman theoretically, than by those who form the narrower judgments based on his personal acquaintance.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Nikki Rowe

she will change the world someday, her cure of love in a world gone mad; is the gentle kind of touch that will teach women to grow and men to rise.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Locke

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it, into which a young gentleman should be enter'd by degrees, as he can bear it; and the earlier the better, so he be in safe and skillful hands to guide him.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Dickens

An inebriated elderly gentleman in the last depths of shabbiness... played the calm and virtuous old men.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Voltaire

A physician is an unfortunate gentleman who is every day required to perform a miracle; namely to reconcile health with intemperance.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Katherine Mcintyre

Here with her, he wasn’t the son of Kylock Sr., he wasn’t an arrogant prat and he most definitely wasn’t a gentleman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Georgette Heyer

What is your name?" "Again sir, that is no concern of yours." "A mystery," he said. "I shall have to call you Clorinda." ..... "Judith! What the devil? exclaimed Peregrine. "Has there been an accident?" "Judith," repeated the gentleman of the curricle pensively. "I prefer Clorinda.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tom Ford

You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Cassandra Clare

Beautiful girls should know how to defend themselves against the advances of gentlemen.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Agatha Christie

With more insight into the English character, I poured out a stiff whisky and soda and placed it in front of the gloomy inspector.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jon Champion

It's amazing what the sight of four gentlemen with red crosses on their backs can to injured players.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dhani Jones

I found out that changing the perception of myself and the NFL, and reestablishing the notion of being a gentleman was important to me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Billy Casper

Recently I gave a lecture and a gentleman came to me and asked how I'd like to be remembered, i'd never been asked that before, so I thought for a few seconds. And I said I want to be remembered that I had a great love for my fellow man.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Collins

Aaron is not at all what his image might indicate. He's fiercly loyal and a true and total gentleman. He's very shy but has very strong opinions. He's into everything, wardrobe, hair, script, casting.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Todd Phillips

My dog's a gentleman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Otto Von Bismarck

With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Guy De Maupassant

Ale, not beer, in a pewter mug was comme il faut, the only thing for a gentleman of letters, worthy of the name, to drink.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Richard M. Weaver

Chivalry - ...a romantic idealism closely related to Christianity, which makes honor the guiding principle of conduct. Connected with this is the ancient concept of the gentleman.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Fred Allen

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Orlando Bloom

Being a gentleman is a worthy goal.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Rush Limbaugh

Ladies and gentlemen, the Reagan tax cuts turned the deepest recession since the Great Depression into the largest 20-year economic boom in American history. The Reagan tax cuts of 1981 and '86. And the same thing can happen here again. Democrats just cannot let it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jefferson Davis

If you will not have it thus: if in the pride of power, if in contempt of reason and reliance upon force, you say we shall not go, but shall remain as subjects to you, then, gentlemen of the North, a war is to be inaugurated the like of which men have not seen.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William Shakespeare

The prince of darkness is a gentleman!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mabel Osgood Wright

That is the stimulus of nature; it is never, never old, and always developing. Even the scarred, wrinkled earth herself is a mere infant among the old ladies and gentlemen that tread foot-paths in the sky.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Keith Miller

No gentleman ever discusses any relationship with a lady.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William Gilmore Simms

The only true source of politeness is consideration,--that vigilant moral sense which never loses sight of the rights, the claims, and the sensibilities of others. This is the one quality, over all others, necessary to make a gentleman.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Gay

A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.