Quotes: gentleman

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  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
    William Congreve
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    'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
    Quentin Crisp
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    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
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    A gentleman is a man whose principal ideas are not connected with his personal needs and his personal succes.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A gentleman never insults anyone unintentionally.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A gentleman never looks out of the window.
  • A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
    Phyllis Mcginley
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    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.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    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.
  • Baroness Orczy
    Baroness Orczy
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    An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
    Luigi Pirandello
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    Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
    Edgar Allan Poe
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    Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
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