Here is a collection of gentleman sayings and quotes…have fun!
A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.
We must be gentle now we are gentlemen.
No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers.
He whom we call a gentleman is no longer the man of Nature.
We sometimes meet an original gentleman, who, if manners had not existed, would have invented them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A gentleman can see a question from all sides without bias.The small man is biased and can see a question only from one side.
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.
“A gentleman with a pug nose is a contradiction in terms.”
Edgar Allan Poe
We have only one rule here – to act like a gentleman at all times.
Robert E. Lee
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
John Henry Newman
The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business.
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
It is difficult to believe that a true gentleman will ever become a gamester, a libertine, or a sot.
Edwin Hubbell Chapin
A gentleman can live through anything.
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
A gentleman accepts the responsibility of his actions and bears the burden of their consequences.
Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.
George Bernard Shaw
A gentleman’s choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.
Which are your favorite gentleman quotes? Do you have any that is missing? Comment gents!