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What will always be better than a man, is a
Those who seek to impress upon us that they are gentlemen will usually be found mistaken.
The gentleman is a man of truth, lord of his own actions, and expressing that lordship in his behavior, not in any manner dependent and servile either on persons, or opinions, or possessions.
A gentleman can always be told by the way he speaks to those that he thinks are his inferiors in some respect. His equals he does not wish to offend, his superiors he does not dare to offend, and of those whom he considers his inferiors he would be all the more considerate.
To be a gentleman is to be oneself, all of a seam, on camera and off.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
I'm the best kind of gentleman, darlin'. I'm polite in public and filthy in private." I
I want a gentleman. Someone with manners.
A gentleman is mindful no less of the freedom of others than of his own dignity.
I was a gentleman over everything. An ass-appreciating gentleman. We are the finest kind of man. I should open my own ass-appreciating gentleman's club one day.
A gentleman is just a patient wolf.
He is a gentleman!
[He's a player.]
The greater man the greater courtesy.
He's no kind of gentleman.
That's all right. I'm no kind of lady.
This is no time to act like a gentleman. I am a cad and shall react like one.
God is a gentleman.
A gentleman is someone who knows how to play the banjo and doesn't.
A man will be as much of a gentleman as a woman requires.
A gentleman is calm and spacious: the vulgar are always fretting.
A Christian is God Almighty's gentleman.
The essence of being a gentleman is to understand the way you're supposed to treat a respectable woman.
The greater the man the greater the courtesy.
Gentlemen do not work. Since I do not work, therefore I must be a gentleman.
A real gentleman is as polite to a little girl as to a woman.
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
A gentleman is not a pot.
Do me a favor? Be a gentleman tomorrow?
The devil is a gentleman.
We may daily discover crowds acquire sufficient wealth to buy gentility, but very few that possess the virtues which ennoble human nature, and (in the best sense of the word) constitute a gentleman.
Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man ... such a man is a true gentleman.
I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.
The Master said, "A true gentleman is one who has set his heart upon the Way. A fellow who is ashamed merely of shabby clothing or modest meals is not even worth conversing with."
Propriety of manners, and consideration for others, are the two main characteristics of a gentleman.
About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman's education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.
Oscar Wilde once defined a gentleman as one who never insulted somebody else accidentally.
The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.
There are no gentlemen in anything competitive - you want to win.
Who's he kidding? He's no gentleman. He has my panties
And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman.
The gentleman is a man of truth.
The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better.
I'm a southern gentleman.
Calling a person 'sir' can often help you get what you want, unless of course the person is a woman.
A gentleman never offends unintentionally
I can be a perfect gentleman. If that's what you want.
We have only one rule here - to act like a gentleman at all times.
The true gentleman is subtly poised between an inner tact and an outer defense.
I was by birth a gentleman, living neither in any considerable height nor yet in obscurity.
He's a closet gentleman,
If I may venture to be frank I would say about myself that I was every inch a gentleman ...
You ought to be looking where you're going."
"A gentleman would offer his hand right now."
"Eadlyn, you've never thought I was a gentleman."
The prince of darkness is a gentleman!
I ain't took so many year to make a gentleman, not without knowing what's due to him.
My brother is not a girl, he is a
Somebody has said, that a king may make a nobleman but he cannot make a gentleman.
You can't expect any woman to be a lady if you're not being a gentleman, and vice versa.
Gentlemen respect the rights of others. They are honorable men.
Perhaps propriety is as near a word as any to denote the manners of the gentleman; elegance is necessary to the fine gentleman; dignity is proper to noblemen; and majesty to kings.
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
A gentleman considers what is right; the vulgar consider what will pay.
Dress like a gentleman, but my mouth is never civilized.
To a gentleman, a gentleman-someone who dies without ever pronouncing the word-is a man who climbs Everest, never mentions it to a soul, and listens politely to Pochet's account of how in 1937 in spite of his sciatica, he conquered the Puy de Dome.
He is every other inch a gentleman.
Jimmy: I hope you won't make the mistake of thinking for one moment that I am a gentleman.
The look of a gentleman is little else than the reflection of the looks of the world.
A man who is a gentleman in his cups may be trusted to be a gentleman at all times.
I've always been of the belief that gentlemen need to earn respect.
Why we are gentlemen if life is not gentle with us?
The next time you call me Sir, it better be when you are begging for me to let you come.
Even a highwayman, in the way of trade, may blow out your brains, but if he uses foul language at the same time, I should say he was no gentleman.
All I want is a gentleman. I'm sick to bloody death of bastards.
Courtesy is a lady's armor.
From its earliest beginnings, golf has been a gentleman's game - to be played as much for the sake of the game as for the contest.
Fuck! Is one expected to be a gentleman when one is stiff?
A gentleman is a man who can play the banjo, but doesn't.
I like to be treated as a lady.
He that can enjoy the intimacy of the great, and on no occasion disgust them by familiarity, or disgrace himself by servility, proves that he is as perfect a gentleman by nature as his companions are by rank.
And now, gentlemen, like your manners, I must leave you.
No lady is ever a gentleman.
Sir,"she said,"you are no gentleman!"
An apt observation,"he answered airily."And, you, Miss, are no lady.
A true gentleman has no vices, but he allows you your own.
I believe you should be a gentleman, and that's old-fashioned.
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.
A gentleman, my Lord Father, is such whether he is on earth or on the treetops
Every student must be a gentleman.
I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
There's no need to call me 'sir', Professor.
Being male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of age. But being a gentleman is a matter of choice.
All you decent, well-meaning gentlemen, let me ask you, have you any idea what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could act out of your noble instincts are over. Except of course, you here in Europe don't yet seem to know it.
A true gentleman ... was characterized as the man that asks the fewest questions. This trait of refined society might be adopted into home-like in a far greater degree than it is, and make it far more agreeable.
A man who understands decorum and the courtesies is a great treasure; I hope to train and send into society as many such men as I can.
A gentleman does not appear to know more or to be more than those with whom he is thrown into company.
Sometimes The Devil is a gentleman.
Gentlemen and maidens in this general vicinity, how doth it go?
I'm a man of honour, a truthful person, a gentleman of absolute morality .
A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences.
Sir, I may not have been always a Christian, but I am very sure that I have been a gentleman.
In his dealings with the world, the gentleman is not invariably for or against anything. He is on the side of what is moral.
Beware of a man with manners.
Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.