gentleman quotes

The gentleman puts me in mind of an old hen which persists in setting after her eggs are taken away.Fisher Ames

I was always the Southern gentleman.Lance Bass

With a gentleman I am always a gentleman and a half, and with a fraud I try to be a fraud and a half.Otto von Bismarck

I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music. A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.Otis Blackwell

Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests.Earl Blumenauer

Gone are the days when a gentleman lightly took your hand in his and brushed his lips across it, or tipped his hat to acknowledge you as he chivalrously stepped aside to let you pass.Joan Collins

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.Confucius

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.James F. Cooper

Ladies and Gentleman, the Bronx is burning.Howard Cosell

In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton.Thomas Day

This is a choice, ladies and gentleman, between Texas and Washington. Most of Ted Cruz's money comes from Washington, from outside the state of Texas, and they've run millions and millions of untrue ads against me.David Dewhurst

The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.Benjamin Disraeli

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

I'm a southern gentleman.Jamie Foxx

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.John Gay

No gentleman can be without three copies of a book: one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers.Richard Heber

A gentleman is never rude except on purpose - I can honestly be nasty sober, believe you me.Christopher Hitchens

By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind.Gerard Manley Hopkins

The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it.Robert Green Ingersoll

I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.King James I