Quotes 46 till 57 of 57.
English writer 1775-18170
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
The prince of darkness is a gentleman.
English writer 1812-18700
The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better.
British Labor politician 1897-19600
The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.
Otto Von Bismarck
German statesman 1815-18980
With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.
Sir Richard Steele
British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-17290
Zeal for the public good is the characteristic of a man of honor and a gentleman, and must take the place of pleasures, profits and all other private gratification.
A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845-1
Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.
Nominee. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office.
Philanthropist. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket.
Philanthropist: A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket.Source: The Devil's Dictionary
A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my pleasure. When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths, ha?