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Fred A. Allen
American comic 1894-1957+5
A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
Fjodor M. Dostojewski
Russisch writer 1821-1881+4
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950+1
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
British Dramatist 1670-17290
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
English writer and actor 1908-19990
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.
William B. Yeats
Irish poet 1865-19180
A gentleman is a man whose principal ideas are not connected with his personal needs and his personal succes.
A gentleman never insults anyone unintentionally.
A gentleman never looks out of the window.
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.
British Dramatist, Poet 1573-16370
A gentleman reading a poem that began with Where is that man that never yet did hear
Of fair Penelope, Ulysses' queen? calling his cook, asked if he had ever heard of her, who answering No, demonstrate to him Lo, there the man that never yet did hear
Of fair Penelope, Ulysses' queen.Source: Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
American poet and author 1905-19780
A lady is smarter than a gentleman, maybe, she can sew a fine seam, she can have a baby, she can use her intuition instead of her brain, but she can't fold a paper in a crowded train.
British playwright and poet 1688-17320
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.
An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.