Best 541 of Gentleman quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 14 Sep

William Shakespeare

My master hath been an honorable gentleman; tricks he hath had in him which gentlemen have.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Abigail Van Buren

If you are looking for a kindly, well-to-do older gentleman who is no longer interested in sex, take out an ad in The Wall Street Journal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Eva Brann

A gentleman is someone who never gives offense unintentionally.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Walter Benjamin

There was the pedestrian who wedged himself into the crowd, but there was also the flneur who demanded elbow room and was unwilling to forego the life of the gentleman of leisure. His leisurely appearance as a personality is his protest against the division of labour which makes people into specialists. it was also his protest against their industriousness. Around 1840 it was briefly fashionable to take turtles for a walk in the arcades. the flneurs liked to have the turtles set the pace for them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

John Fowles

I think he was a little like the lizard that changes color with its surroundings. He appeared far more a gentleman in a gentleman's house. In that inn, I saw him for what he was. And I knew his color there was far more natural than the other.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mary Ann Shaffer

Your questions regarding that gentleman are very delicate, very subtle, very much like being smacked in the head with a mallet...it's a tuba among the flutes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Nelly Kaplan

Smile, but not for long, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriarchy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stanley Baldwin

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Cuthbert Collingwood

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dana Carvey

You know ladies and gentlemen, a long time ago , there were lots of people, but that was a long time ago

By Anonym 13 Sep

Edgar Allan Poe

A gentleman with a pug nose is a contradiction in terms.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Howard Thurston

Make them think they've been fooled by a gentlemen.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Nick Cave

A gentleman never talks about his tailor.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Hunter S. Thompson

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a 'gentleman gambler' when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely... There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Sabrina Jeffries

He’d often ignored his uncle’s teachings about gentlemanly behavior, but one stricture he’d always abided by: no man worth his salt took advantage of a woman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What king has he not taught state, as Talma taught Napoleon? What maiden has not found him finer than her delicacy? What lover has he not outloved? What sage has he not outseen? What gentleman has he not instructed in the rudeness of his behavior?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Julian Assange

In the United Kingdom at various stages, journalism has been the profession of gentlemen amateurs. And some of them even pride themselves on being amateurs. Their quality is not comparable with the quality of intelligence services even if most of them harbor a remarkable degree of corruption and incompetence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Johnny Vegas

You can sway an audience if you win the women over. The gentlemen will follow 'cause they can be so foolish like that at times, they are easily led.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bertrice Small

The gentlemen like it when a lady smells sweet.

By Anonym 19 Sep

W. Somerset Maugham

What d'you suppose I care if I'm a gentleman or not? If I were a gentleman I shouldn't waste my time with a vulgar slut like you.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Camilla Isley

...he's just so out-of-this-world. They don't make them like that anymore.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Gustav Temple

The Dandy is the highest form of existence attainable by the human form. His life is exclusively dedicated to dressing exquisitely, parading about the fashionable boroughs of splendid cities and and holding forth at his club, where he dispenses witticism as readily as the vulgaroisie utters its banal platitudes. The only species of 'work' this singular Chap might engage in would consist of discussing buttonhole stitching with his tailor and performing his ablutions until the morning has been well aired enough for him to step into it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Dustin Archbold

Well, gentlemen, life's just one damn thing after another.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Todd Phillips

My dog's a gentleman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard M. Weaver

The most important thing about the gentleman was that he was an idealist. ... He was bred up to a code of self-restraint which taught resistance to pragmatic temptation. He was definitely a man of sentiment, who refused to put matters on a basis of materialism and self-aggrandizement.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Louisa May Alcott

A real gentleman is as polite to a little girl as to a woman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Benjamin Disraeli

You cannot choose between party government and Parliamentary government. I say, you can have no Parliamentary government if you have no party government; and, therefore, when gentlemen denounce party government, they strike at the scheme of government which, in my opinion, has made this country great, and which I hope will keep it great.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Hamill

Scottish operative lodges began in the seventeenth century to admit non-operative members as accepted or gentleman masons and that by the early eighteenth century in some lodges the accepted or gentleman masons had gained the ascendancy: those lodges became, in turn speculative lodges, whilst others continued their purely operative nature. The speculative lodges eventually combined to form the Grand Lodge of Scotland in 1736.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Iain Banks

Even in my side of the world, I've been in publishing for what, 25 or 26 years, and it's gone from being a gentlemen's club to being a few big players, and it's very corporatised.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Edward Bulwer-lytton

Honest men are the gentlemen of nature.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Horatio Nelson

Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Fisher Ames

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Robert Louis Stevenson

Here it is about gentlemen of fortune. They lives rough, and they risk swinging, but they eat and drink like fighting-cocks, and when a cruise is done, why, it's hundreds of pounds instead of hundreds of farthings in their pockets.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Robert Barr

The old squire died as a gentleman should, of apoplexy, in his armchair, with a decanter at his elbow. ("The Vengeance Of The Dead")

By Anonym 14 Sep

Erez Lieberman Aiden

Ladies and gentlemen, a picture is not worth a thousand words. In fact, we found some pictures that are worth 500 billion words.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Christopher Hitchens

A gentleman is never rude except on purpose - I can honestly be nasty sober, believe you me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Silvio Berlusconi

I'm a man of honour, a truthful person, a gentleman of absolute morality .

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thorstein Veblen

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Quentin Crisp

A gentleman doesn't pounce he glides. If a woman sits on a piece of furniture which permits your sitting beside her, you are free to regard this as an invitation, though not an unequivocal one.

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 14 Sep

Wade Barrett

Ladies and Gentleman, I'm afraid I've got some BAD NEWS.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Rush Limbaugh

Do you know what the primary infrastructure of the United States actually is, ladies and gentlemen? It's freedom - freedom and liberty - and that infrastructure certainly does need some rebuilding.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Charles Caleb Colton

It is far more easy to acquire a fortune like a knave, than to expend it, like a gentleman.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Howard Shaw

A gentleman opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, women have never produced anything of any value to the world. I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tina Fey

I had a gentleman in college tell me, during a date, that I could be really pretty if I lost some weight. On a date!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leslie Charleson

Steve Burton, I adore. He's got the overall picture. He's wise beyond his years. He's not overwhelmed, and he's not in awe. He's a gentleman. And a hunk.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jostein Gaarder

Ladies and Gentlemen...we are floating in Space!

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Curzon

Gentlemen never wear brown in London.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dorothea Dix

I proceed, gentlemen, to call your attention to the present state of insane persons confined within the commonwealth; in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens; chained, naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Samuel Johnson

A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.