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Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure. (Quote by - Thorstein Veblen)

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London. (Quote by - Charles Kingsley)

The man who is always talking about being a gentleman, never is one. (Quote by - Robert S. Surtees)

A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others. (Quote by - Robert E. Lee)

The inspiration of the Bible depends upon the ignorance of the gentleman who reads it. (Quote by - Robert G Ingersoll)

Oh! Saint Patrick was a gentleman, Who came of decent people; He built a church in Dublin town, And on it put a steeple. (Quote by - Henry Bennett)

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words. (Quote by - Kong Fu Zi)

A gentleman can live through anything. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

A gentleman with a pug nose is a contradiction in terms. (Quote by - Edgar Allan Poe)

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

I know he is a gentleman and everybody wants to see a second fight [on Lennox Lewis] (Quote by - Vitali Klitschko)

This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him. (Quote by - William Lyon Phelps)

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. (Quote by - John Gay)

Being a gentleman is the number one priority, the chief question integral to our national life. (Quote by - Edward Fox)

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. (Quote by - Fyodor Dostoevsky)

I was ne'er so thrummed since I was a gentleman. (Quote by - Thomas Dekker)

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

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. (Quote by - Phyllis McGinley)

I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes. (Quote by - Anthony Trollope)

Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him. (Quote by - John Locke)

The English country gentleman galloping after a fox is the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

One who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. (Quote by - Oliver Herford)

He comes to the world, as a gentleman comes To a lodging ready furnished. (Quote by - Thomas Hood)

Buffon is a gentleman thinking only of the ball [after Gianluigi Buffon's strong tackle on Andy Carroll during a friendly with Newcastle] (Quote by - Claudio Ranieri)

He was every other inch a gentleman. (Quote by - Rebecca West)


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