Quotations The Best Quotes About Gentlemen  

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Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time. Luigi Pirandello

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For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant

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The word of a gentleman is as good as his bond; and sometimes better. Charles Dickens

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Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.

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Repose and cheerfulness are the badge of the gentleman -- repose in energy. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A gentleman is a man who can disagree without being disagreeable.

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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. Edgar Allan Poe

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I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together. Charles Dickens

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A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude. Oscar Wilde

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Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl. Marlene Dietrich

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He is every other inch a gentleman. Rebecca West

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A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me. Frederick Douglass

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A gentleman is any man who wouldn't hit a woman with his hat on. Fred Allen

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A gentlemen is one who never strikes a woman without provocation. H. L. Mencken