Gentleman Quotes

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Shannon L. Alder
“A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman's heart.”
Shannon Alder

Susanna Clarke
“Can a magician kill a man by magic?” Lord Wellington asked Strange.
Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the question. “I suppose a magician might,” he admitted, “but a gentleman never could.”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Alessandra Torre
“A gentleman holds my hand.
A man pulls my hair.
A soulmate will do both.”
Alessandra Torre

William Goldman
“You are trying to kidnap what I have rightfully stolen, and I think it quite ungentlemanly.”
William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Haruki Murakami
“A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.”
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

W. Somerset Maugham
“What d'you suppose I care if I'm a gentleman or not? If I were a gentleman I shouldn't waste my time with a vulgar slut like you.”
W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

Shannon L. Alder
“Don’t ever stray from yourself, in order to be close to someone that doesn’t have the courtesy to remind you of your worth, or the integrity of a gentleman to walk you home.”
Shannon L. Alder

Scott Lynch
“Those prancing little pants-wetters come here to learn the colorful and gentlemanly art of fencing, with its many sporting limitations and its proscriptions against dishonorable engagements. You on the other hand, you are going to learn how to kill men with a sword.”
Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora

Roman Payne
“She was so delicate that, while we sat beneath the linden branches, a leaf would fall and drift down and touch her skin, and it would leave a bruise. So as we sat in the afternoon hour, beneath that fragrant linden bower, I had to chase all of the leafs that fell away.”
Roman Payne

“Being male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of age. But being a gentleman is a matter of choice.”
Vin Diesel

“A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.”
Lana Turner

Susanna Clarke
“When he awoke it was dawn. Or something like dawn. The light was watery, dim and incomparably sad. Vast, grey, gloomy hills rose up all around them and in between the hills there was a wide expanse of black bog.
Stephen had never seen a landscape so calculated to reduce the onlooker to utter despair in an instant. "This is one of your kingdoms, I suppose, sir?" he said. "My kingdoms?" exclaimed the gentleman in surprize. "Oh, no! This is Scotland!”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Donna Lynn Hope
“Chivalry: It's the little boy that kisses my hand, the young man who holds the door open for me, and the old man who tips his hat to me. None of it is a reflection of me, but a reflection of them.”
Donna Lynn Hope

Julia Quinn
“He’d spent his life being a perfect gentleman. He’d never been a flirt. He’d never been a rogue. He hated being the center of attention, but by God, he wanted to be the center of her attention. He wanted to do the wrong thing, the bad thing. He wanted to pull her into his arms and carry her to her bed. He wanted to peel every last inch of her clothing from her body, and then he wanted to worship her. He wanted to show her all the things he wasn’t sure he knew how to say.”
Julia Quinn, Just Like Heaven

Sanober  Khan
“my love
for you
will always be
like a mountain stream.

Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

Santosh Kalwar
“Come on, gentleman; let us drink to our stupidity.”
Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

Lisa Shearin
“Tam considers me a challenge. I consider Tam a work in progress. I also think there's a gentleman lurking under that calculating exterior. Tam thinks 'gentleman' is a dirty word. I talk dirty to Tam every chance I get.”
Lisa Shearin, Magic Lost, Trouble Found

A.G. Howard
“I gasp. The profoundness of such a gesture, from a self-seeking fae, touches my soul. The only thing predictable about my future king is his unpredictability. “You once told me you wouldn’t be a gentleman. You lied.”
A.G. Howard, Ensnared

Joan Miró
“What I will no longer accept is the mediocre life of a modest little gentleman.”
Joan Miró

Robert Graves
“About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman’s education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.”
Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That

Aishabella Sheikh
“It was the act of a gentleman, and Damian was as gentle as a cactus.”
Aishabella Sheikh, Converting The Bad Boy

“Nate! Oh my God, Nate!" she screamed his name as she orgasmed wildly. Nate surrendered himself to the pleasure as he felt the pulsing of her orgasm around his penis and let himself go with her.
He held his position over her, leaning his chest on hers, while he remained inside of her. His forearms held his weight so he didn't crush her with his body, not that she would have cared.

"I love you, Morgan." He touched his forehead to hers and shuttered as her hands drew lazily on his back.

"I love you, too," she said on a wave of bliss.

She was so warm and perfect, that he didn't want to leave, but he couldn't afford to push her body past its limits. Slowly, he eased out of her and she whimpered at the loss.”
H.S. Howe, Willing to Wait

“There is only one thing that makes you a man. that is, by the way you treat a woman and a greater man? when she says you are a gentleman”
Dido Stargaze

Aiyaz Uddin
“The beauty of a person is not judged by clothes but by thoughts, character, values, and actions towards others and how one sees and behaves with others.”
Aiyaz Uddin

Grace Livingston Hill
“The man who will so dishonor a woman as to marry her when he bears her no love is, to my mind, not only unworthy of being a missionary of Jesus Christ, but also hardly worthy the name man, surely not gentleman”
Grace Livingston Hill, An Unwilling Guest

J.R. Potts
“I am a gentleman and like a good dog, a gentleman comes when a woman beckons him.”
J.R. Potts, Gathering of the Crimson Cloaks

“You deserve a gentleman that will love you for who you are and not change you to fit into his cookie mold. You deserve a man that will cherish every moment he spends with you. And your husband, my dear, is not that man.”
Ayodeji Ajagbe, What Happened To Helen

Abhijit Naskar
“There is no alpha male and beta male,
There is only man and baboon.
Decency defines a man's character,
Not the virility of his heirloom.”
Abhijit Naskar, Visvavictor: Kanima Akiyor Kainat

Finn Eccleston
“Murder is the one thing the police are guaranteed to look into. And if it ties back to us, to me, then we’re sunk.
So no murder. We conduct business fairly.
We’re gentlemen.”
Finn Eccleston, The Community

Avijeet Das
“Always be a Gentleman. Do not dominate or offend anyone. We are all changing and evolving each moment of our life. Be kind and graceful in all your dealing with others.”
Avijeet Das

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