Best Quotes About Gentleman

He is every other inch a gentleman. -Rebecca West

I find it sad that by not talking about who I sleep with, that makes me mysterious. There was a time when I would have been called a gentleman. -Kevin Spacey

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure. -Charlie Chaplin

All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. -Charlie Chaplin

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

An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be. -Steve Martin

A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent. -Lawrence G. Lovasik

A gentleman is simply a patient wolf. -Lana Turner

I am at heart a gentleman. -Marlene Dietrich

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know a gentleman he hardly ever meets. I do not mean his maker, but himself. -William Inge

No real English gentleman, in his secret soul, was ever sorry for the death of a political economist. -Walter Bagehot

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad. -George Bernard Shaw

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

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch. -Ty Cobb

The Englishman wants to be recognized as a gentleman, or as some other suitable species of human being, the American wants to be considered a good guy. -Louis Kronenberger

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

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage. -Theodore Roosevelt

The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a gentleman. -Sydney Biddle Barrows

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

If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver. -Lord Byron

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

'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman. -William Congreve

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 Fenimore Cooper

It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer. -W. Somerset Maugham

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. -Phyllis McGinley

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him. -William Lyon Phelps

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

I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know. -Ezra Pound

The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one. -Robert Smith Surtees

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

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

It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain. -John Henry Newman

It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain. -John Henry Newman

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

His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar. -Robert Burns

Ladies and gentleman, I've suffered for my music, now it's your turn. -Neil Innes

Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you're crippled, forget about it. No, I'll never work again. -Ricardo Montalban

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

The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing. -Robert Louis Stevenson

The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win. -Phil Mickelson

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

I loved the gentlemanly way they treated each other. It was unlike anything I was used to. I started helping them strike the set and, at 11, began taking acting classes privately. -Jeffrey Tambor

No gentleman ever discusses any relationship with a lady. -Keith Miller

John Wayne was a consummate gentleman. Bigger than life. -Jennifer O'Neill

This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did… used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman. -Jhumpa Lahiri

I remember feeling that Michael was extremely sensitive when it came to that moment. Most directors are and they usually rely, at least in my experience, on the actress to take over. And Michael is a gentleman. -Madeleine Stowe

I'm not confident with the ladies. I can't just ask someone out in a club. I'd like to say I'm a gentleman. -Christopher Parker

I'm trying to be more of a gentleman. -Jason Mraz

The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write. He regularly assigns me now to certain doors, and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am. -Richard Harding Davis

If Wellington epitomizes the English gentleman, Eisenhower epitomizes the natural American gentleman. -John Keegan

George Pal had total control, and he was there on the set every day. You never met a more charming man in your entire lifetime – what a lovely gentleman. -Ann Robinson

I'm very much a gentleman in what I do. -Little Richard

All I want is a gentleman. I'm sick to bloody death of bastards. -Katie Price

Aaron is not at all what his image might indicate. He's fiercly loyal and a true and total gentleman. He's very shy but has very strong opinions. He's into everything, wardrobe, hair, script, casting. -Stephen Collins

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

Finally, gentleman, from the considerations above mentioned, as I cannot consistently with my own honor, nor with utility to my country, considering the manner in which Business is transacted here, remain any longer in this chair, I now resign it. -Henry Laurens

The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country. -James Otis

I was a little doubtful about the propriety of going to the Mammoth Cave without a gentleman escort, but if two ladies travel alone they must have the courage of men. -Maria Mitchell

The gentleman had also a young daughter, of rare goodness and sweetness of temper, which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world. -Charles Perrault

The hon. gentleman had better spare his interrogations if they are as senseless as that one. -Charles Tupper

I formally proposed. I'm a good Southern gentleman. -Vince Gill

Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same. -Xun Kuang

If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others. -Xun Kuang

Ice T was just a pleasure to work with. He was a smart gentleman. -Judd Nelson

When we saw our plane on TV as breaking news, it was the most surreal experience. A lot of the women were crying. There was a gentleman who was writing in his journal and crying. Seeing that isn't easy. -Taryn Manning

How large and varied is the educational bill of fare set before every young gentleman in Great Britain; and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases, what a waste of good food it is! -James Payn

Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman. -Jessica Hahn

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

The Crows are very handsome and gentlemanly Indians in their personal appearance: and have been always reputed, since the first acquaintance made with them, very civil and friendly. -George Catlin

I like to be bought flowers and taken out for dinner. I like a man to be a gentleman. I don't like to be treated as if I am brainless. I like to be respected and to give respect. -Sharon Stone

This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy. -Marsha Blackburn

Forty-five States, as the gentleman just said, have determined by people that were elected by the people of that State that marriage is the definition of one man and one woman. -Randy Neugebauer

No lady is ever a gentleman. -James Branch Cabell

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

Profaneness is a brutal vice. He who indulges in it is no gentleman. -Edwin Hubbel Chapin

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. -Oscar Wilde

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

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. -Jane Austen

Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. -Herbert Spencer

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

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. -Charles Kingsley

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

The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent. -Stanley Baldwin

And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman. -Anthony Trollope

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

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. -Fyodor Dostoevsky

The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master. -Samuel Richardson

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 opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, women have never produced anything of any value to the world. I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value. -Anna Howard Shaw

I was always the Southern gentleman. -Lance Bass

I don't know what I'll be like when I'm 60. I already have the traits of a retired gentleman. -David Walliams

I find British men very gentlemanly… like opening doors. There is a certain chivalry about British men which I like, and I'm a sucker for an accent. -Rachel McAdams

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

My parents were terrific – mother was a church organist and my father was probably the most respected person in our church outside of the minister and sometimes maybe that much. The neighbors all called him – a gentleman. -Jane Pauley

I think a gentleman is someone who holds the comfort of other people above their own. The instinct to do that is inside every good man, I believe. The rules about opening doors and buying dinner and all of that other 'gentleman' stuff is a chess game, especially these days. -Anna Kendrick

The consummate gentleman on the planet today is George Clooney, who never fails to go the extra mile for people. Every person matters to George. -Anna Kendrick

We have these rules, the 'hero rules.' Like, a hero doesn't slouch. A hero walks proudly with his head up. A hero walks with a purpose. A hero's always a gentleman. -John Singleton

In '57, I got a job at the Blue Angel nightclub, and a gentleman named Ken Welch wrote all my material for me. I lived at a place called the Rehearsal Club that was actually the basis for a play called Stage Door. -Carol Burnett

I'm a gentleman. -Rod Stewart

Stars wide of belt often cultivated a gentlemanly grandeur, a groomed refinement that filtered through their fingertips – the dainty fidgets of Hardy's plump digits, Orson Welles performing magic tricks with nimble dexterity, Jackie Gleason lofting a teacup to his lips as if he were Lady Bracknell – or through a fine set of twinkle-toes. -James Wolcott

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

I've never heard my dad say a bad word about anybody. He always keeps his emotions in check and is a true gentleman. I was taught that losing it was indulgent, a selfish act. -Hugh Jackman

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

If you want to write something of length, however modern and radical, you must live the life of an elderly gentleman of the 1950s. -Arthur Smith

I'm a southern gentleman. -Jamie Foxx

I'm a gentleman, if nothing else. It's taken me years to become one, but finally I have a sense of propriety. -Eric Stoltz

I am a gentleman. My natural inclination is to be on my best behavior. -Joe Wilson

My dog's a gentleman. -Todd Phillips

I just did a part in 'Sin City 2.' I got to do a scene with Ray Liotta. Amazing man, extraordinary gentleman who was just so kind to me… I'm so excited about that; I think it's gonna be very cool. -Juno Temple

For far too long the House of Commons has been run as little more than a private club by and for gentleman amateurs. -John Bercow

I love an old-school gentleman. Picking me up for dates, sending flowers, holding the door open, I love it all. -Mollie King

I am my father's only child. The world knows a two-dimensional Cary Grant. As charming a star and as remarkable a gentleman as he was, he was still a more thoughtful and loving father. -Jennifer Grant

The funny thing is that my husband couldn't be sweeter. He looks like this bad boy. He's got tattoos and earrings and a mohawk, but when you talk to him and he's around you, he's such a gentleman. He holds doors for ladies. He pulls out chairs. He cooks. He cleans. -Malin Akerman

Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you? -Orson Welles

When you wear a bow tie, doors open for you. Your posture is a little more erect; your shoulders are a little further back; your style is a little more dynamic. It's about the reestablishment of the gentleman. -Dhani Jones

Within 18 months of my parents' marriage in 1900, my mother fell in love with an Englishman who would have described himself as a gentleman but who was, in fact, nothing more than a devious adventurer. -Paul Mellon

I keep telling people I'll make movies until I'm fifty and then I'll go and do something else. I'm going to be a professional gentleman of leisure. -Eddie Murphy

A gentleman never talks about his tailor. -Nick Cave

I was brought up to be a gentleman. That means you know how to walk, talk and dress the part. -Brian McKnight

A fine timepiece is part of dressing like a gentleman. When I first made a little money, I bought my first watch which was a Rolex Daytona. It was just one of those things that said I was successful. -Brian McKnight

I have an image of what a British gentleman looks like, and that image finds real expression in Prince Charles. He is beyond fashion – he is an archetype of style. -Donatella Versace

Men have got more of a discerning eye. They appreciate cut and details, things that aren't so obvious. They like things that have cachet and gentlemanliness. -John Galliano

You get thought of in terms of your last job. So if my last job is that of a meat cleaver-wielding character, I will hardly be cast as some benign, older gentleman. -Ben Cross

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a 'gentleman gambler' when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely… There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters. -Hunter S. Thompson

When we go to see comedians or funny movies, they don't address the wall behind them; they face us. This is why a game's first job is to entertain through gameplay and secondarily through humor, drama, or other traditional entertainment devices. The humor has to be a gentleman. I mean, it needs to be squeezed in around the game. -Doug TenNapel

I have developed a Samoan mentality. You have to be a gentleman everywhere but on the field. -Troy Polamalu

The era of gentleman racing drivers is ended. -Enzo Ferrari

Christopher Hitchens was a great warrior, a magnificent orator, a pugilist and a gentleman. He was kind, but he took no prisoners when arguing with idiots. -Richard Dawkins

Claire Hodgson, born Clara Mae Merritt, was the daughter of a prominent Georgia attorney who had once represented Ty Cobb. She was still a teenager when she married Frank Hodgson, a gentleman caller nearly twice her age. -Jane Leavy

Can you be a nicer gentleman, or a better man for your sport or your kids than Joe Paterno? -Pete Rose

I have known Tavis Smiley since the 1980s, when we both worked at the same radio station in Los Angeles. He is smart, and he is a gentleman who has accorded me great respect both on and off the air. -Dennis Prager

I believe you should be a gentleman, and that's old-fashioned. -John Schneider

At a party in L.A., I met this middle-aged gentleman who I was talking to for ages when I asked, 'So, what do you do?' Turns out I was speaking to legendary music producer Quincy Jones, who worked on Michael Jackson's hits. And there was little old me rattling on – I was so embarrassed. -Elliot Cowan

Historians tell us that a gentleman named John Ball once captured eight British Amateur titles. -Dan Jenkins

I always knew I wanted to play golf and go to college. I try hard to be a positive role model, especially on the golf course. I try to carry myself well, and don't do anything outrageous. I try to play the game like a gentleman and give everyone respect. That's how the game should be played. -Dustin Johnson

My kids have played sports all their life, and one thing I've tried to teach them when you lose, you try to be a gentleman about it. -Vern Buchanan

Tom Foley was a statesman, and it was a privilege to serve under him when he was the Speaker of the House. He loved our country. He was a gentleman. I had the privilege of seeing him a couple days before he passed away. -Nancy Pelosi

Being a gentleman is a worthy goal. -Orlando Bloom

Florenz Ziegfeld, to us and our family, was just a delightful person. My sisters, Mary and Pearl, my brother Charlie and I all worked for him, and he treated us just beautifully, almost like a father. When I went with my mother up to his office, he was always gentlemanly and kindly. He was sort of a quiet person. -Doris Eaton Travis

The best romance writers know there's nothing that builds conflict or makes a gentleman of a rogue more quickly than responsibility. -Sarah MacLean

I think I read too much Arthur Conan Doyle when I was young and got this idea that a gentleman should know a lot about one thing and plenty about most everything else. -John Darnielle

I'm an amazing cook. And I'm a gentleman but can belch the entire alphabet. Classy. -Jussie Smollett

I worked with Ice-T, Ice Cube, and Tupac! But Tupac was the sweetest man in the world. That whole thug thing was an act – it was silly and dumb. He was a complete gentleman and one of the kindest men I've ever met. -Lori Petty

I think it's safe to say that 'manliness' was a common theme in my upbringing. It was an assumed status, but – and here's the important bit – it was the Rudyard Kipling kind. The emphasis was on gentlemanly conduct, sportsmanship, fairness and stoicism. -Ian Watson

Mr. Balanchine was a great gentleman, and he loved his dancers. He was devoted to his company. He came to the ballet every night, and his presence was felt. It was like the whole company was dancing for him. And if he liked you, he trusted you to be yourself. He didn't try to change you and make you into something you were not. -Patricia McBride

I want a gentleman. Someone with manners. -Olivia Culpo

The very first thing you learn if you're a gentleman is that you never compare one woman to another. That's the way of all death. -Patrick Macnee

My father… gave me a positive connection with men because he is a gentleman. -Iman

Despite the disreputable company it keeps, bismuth is harmless. In fact, it's medicinal: Doctors prescribe it to soothe ulcers, and it's the 'bis' in hot-pink Pepto-Bismol. Overall, it seems like the most out-of-place element on the periodic table, a gentleman among scoundrels. -Sam Kean

I have concluded that Literature is no proper pursuit for a gentleman and that Writing ought never to be consider'd but as an elegant Accomplishment to be indulg'd in with infrequency and Discrimination. -H. P. Lovecraft

I wasn't close to my father, but I wanted to be all my life. He had a funny sense of humor, and he laughed all the time – good and loud, like I do. He was a gay Irish gentleman and very good-looking. And he wanted to be close to me, too, but we never had much time together. -Judy Garland

Golf is a game with morals. There's always an opportunity to be a scoundrel. That's why it's a gentleman's game. -Katt Williams

Will you tell me, 'Oh, painting is a special art, whereas anyone can write prose passably well'? Can he, indeed? … Can you, sir? Nay, believe me, you are either an archangel or a very bourgeois gentleman indeed if you admit to having spoken English prose all your life without knowing it. -Arthur Quiller-Couch

I had dreams of becoming an officer and a gentleman. But hey: One out of two ain't bad. -Rhys Darby

My grandfather played a big part in raising me, and he taught me how to be a gentleman. Since he first told me those types of things when I was 13 years old, I've taken all those types of lessons from him to heart. I'd like to keep that with me. -Tyler Shaw

Respect and a gentlemanly character – those are marks of a Nebraskan. -Jeff Fortenberry

Roger Kahn is someone with a gazillion dollars who thinks that he can use his vast fortune to buy television spots, particularly network television, and boost up his positives, make him appear to be a gentleman farmer, and cover up his warts. -Phil Gingrey

The president of the United States of North America, George W. Bush, the little gentleman of the North, the political cadaver that is visiting South America, that little gentleman is the president of all the history of the United States, and in the history of the United States, he has the lowest level of approval in his own country. -Hugo Chavez

I get very annoyed when people think I'm nice or diffident or a polite English gentleman. I'm a nasty piece of work, and people should know that. -Hugh Grant

The policeman must be a minister, a social worker, a diplomat, a tough guy, and a gentleman. And, of course, he'd have to be a genius… For he will have to feed a family on a policeman's salary. -Paul Harvey

At one point, some years ago, a nice gentleman had it in mind to do 'Outlander' the musical. His idea was to start with a CD of what you call a song cycle, with a dozen high points of the projected show. It turned out very well, though we had to stop doing it when the TV show came along. -Diana Gabaldon

I've never given my phone number to someone on the street, but when someone is a gentleman, I appreciate the compliments. -Aja Naomi King

The nameless loser in Jay McInerney's 'Bright Lights, Big City' is going to the dogs like a gentleman. He is too smart to blame anyone for the impasse he has come to, hip enough to know he does not know enough, too sophisticated to masquerade as an anti-hero. -Darryl Pinckney

I have had the same person show up in a few cities with flowers. A lovely gentleman who gave me a picture of himself. I came home, gave it to Ian, and said, 'If I go missing, here's the guy.' -Nia Vardalos

Good man! Genuine gentleman! God bless George Thompson, the great-hearted friend of my race. -Sojourner Truth

A seersucker suit is one of the most iconic styles dating from the 1920s and is still a gentleman's best bet when it's hot and sticky. -Roger Stone

Every man's closet must contain a trench coat. It's hard for any gentleman not to look dashing when clad in this swashbuckling style. -Roger Stone

Every well-dressed gentleman must have an all-cotton oxford cloth button-down shirt from Brooks Brothers. -Roger Stone

There are a few things a true gentleman cannot live without. The black silk knitted square-bottom tie is just such an indispensable item. No true gentlemen would be without one. -Roger Stone

My ideal man is faithful, honest, and a gentleman who knows how to treat women. -Irina Shayk

Ottmar is a big coach and a good gentleman. I don't know if I'm a young Schweinsteiger; I'm another player. I am Granit Xhaka. -Granit Xhaka

My grandfather, who is English, was a member of a gentleman's club called the Caledonian, which you can only be a member of if you have Scottish lineage. -Rupert Friend

Be well dressed, behave like a gentleman, and keep your shoes shined. -Joseph Abboud

A captain of the Navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable good education, a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice. -John Paul Jones

At one point, some years ago, a nice gentleman had it in mind to do 'Outlander The Musical.' -Diana Gabaldon

Fereydun, that's my dad's name. My grandmother, my dad's mom, when she was pregnant, she was dating a man from Persia, a Persian gentleman. It wasn't his child, but he was still very supportive and said, 'Hey, this is a great name,' and so it stuck. So that's what she named him. -Fred Armisen

Breitbart media is named after the same gentleman who basically framed Shirley Sherrod during the Obama administration. -Ta-Nehisi Coates

There's no one beating Mr. Bachchan when it comes to acting. He is outstanding. He is a phenomenal actor and a thorough gentleman. His natural skills at acting just bowled me over, and I've become an even bigger fan of his after working with him. -R. Madhavan

Shah Rukh Khan is such a gentleman that he doesn't intimidate anyone. He is nothing but sweet to everyone, and he has been absolutely amazing to me. -Varun Dhawan

In New York, as long as you're not peeing in someone's doorway, everyone thinks you're a gentleman. I feel like my behavior goes over better on the streets of New York. -Casey Affleck

The journalist confines himself to the clean, gentlemanly work of exposing the griefs and shames of others. -Janet Malcolm

As a woman, first of all, let me say this: I know Donald Trump for 30 years. We socialized with him. I have been involved in a million situations with him and his children. He has always been a gentleman. -Jeanine Pirro

I always wanted to play a dapper gentleman, and I also always wanted to play my mum. -Taika Waititi

I was very much a part of the civil rights era, so, of course, my fantasy was to marry some outstanding black gentleman, a leader – someone like Martin Luther King who was doing something for black people. -Roxie Roker

I got into college, and a gentleman gave me a ride in a plane, and he flipped it upside down so we're inverted flying, like it was nothing, and from that moment forward, I fell in love with it. I said, 'I've got to learn this; I've got to do this.' -Jimmy Graham

I would like to think that I'm a gentleman and a nice guy. -Logic

George III's ability to step in and out of his role fed stories of commoners chancing upon a sturdy gentleman by the wayside who later turned out to be the king. -Amanda Foreman

I had a gentleman steal or 'misplace' – I guess I should say 'allegedly' – a lot of money from me. It didn't make any sense when it was happening, because I just didn't understand why I didn't have any money. I was a perfect mark because I had all of this shame and insecurity about money. -Baron Vaughn

I was used to Essex boys growing up. Russian boys are a lot more gentlemanly and thoughtful. They will express their emotions a bit more. -Rachel Riley

The great actors, like Cary Grant, and the gentlemanliness that they portray in the movies is something that I try to keep in mind. -Michiel Huisman

I have respect for Chisora as a fighter but not as a human. He set a bad example for boxing and all fighters. He came from Great Britain, but he is not a gentleman. -Vitali Klitschko

In 'Vagabond,' I'm acting like a gangster; it's very tough. I have to use my body for action scenes, and there is nothing gentlemanly about this character at all. -Lee Seung-gi

I think the boxing game is supposed to be a gentleman's sport. -Joseph Parker

For me, the best thing you can do as a man in loving someone is to do your best, go on that walk, and at the end of that walk be as much of a gentleman as you were in the beginning. -Ryan Adams

Wasim Akram is a splendid human being and a thorough gentleman. -Sushmita Sen

Karan Thapar is an endangered species. They don't make them like him anymore. True, thousands have gone to the Doon Valley School after him, as indeed to Oxford and Cambridge universities. But Karan Thapar is more than the sum of his upbringing. He's a gentleman journalist. -Sanjaya Baru

Hatton don't look much like a guy who thinks about commas. But he is a gentleman. His family are gentlemanly. Real classy people. -Paulie Malignaggi

For a brief period, I had a gentleman's farm in Pennsylvania, but even then, I kept a place in New York. -Alan Menken

If there was such a thing as a typical English gentleman in rock music, then it was Jon Lord. -Ian Gillan

I've become close with Masoud Esmaeilpour and consider him a friend. We send each other messages from time to time on Instagram, checking in to see how the other is doing. Whenever I see him, he's always a gentleman, giving me tips about my next opponent. There is a tremendous amount of respect in our friendship. -Jordan Burroughs

My father is somebody I admire and would like to be. He is a mild man and a gentleman. Even though he was from a conservative background, he was so open to my doing theatre. -Manoj Bajpayee

You have to be a low-class scumbag to start calling a woman a name. If you're a man, you should never. You should be a gentleman. -Fabio Lanzoni

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