Gentleman Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Gentleman Quotes from famous authors such as Tyler Shaw, Fred Armisen, John Bercow, Roger Stone, Jane Austen. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

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
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
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
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
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Jane Austen
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
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
If Wellington epitomizes the English gentleman, Eisenhower epitomizes the natural American gentleman.
John Keegan
I think the boxing game is supposed to be a gentleman’s sport.
Joseph Parker
A gentleman is any man who wouldn’t hit a woman with his hat on.
Fred Allen
Golf’s a gentleman’s game. So it’s all about integrity and you cheer on other people, and it’s kind of different from other sports where you just want to beat everyone.
Paige Spiranac
I’m very much a gentleman in what I do.
Little Richard
His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
Robert Burns
I can’t speak highly enough of Petr Cech. He’s set the standards of what it is to be a proper man and a gentleman.
Ryan Mason
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
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
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
Not many know but I did maximum films with Sunil Dutt, who was a thorough gentleman and enthusiastic about everything. He loved making tea for everybody on the sets and that is how I formed habit of having four to five cups of tea in a day.
Asha Parekh
I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.
King James I
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
My dog’s a gentleman.
Todd Phillips
The more you act like a lady, the more he’ll act like a gentleman.
Sydney Biddle Barrows
I was always the Southern gentleman.
Lance Bass
I formally proposed. I’m a good Southern gentleman.
Vince Gill
Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
Herbert Spencer
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
Lana Turner
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 hon. gentleman had better spare his interrogations if they are as senseless as that one.
Charles Tupper
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
The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
Phil Mickelson
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
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’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
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
Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman.
Jessica Hahn
I was brought up to be a gentleman. That means you know how to walk, talk and dress the part.
Brian McKnight
I want a gentleman. Someone with manners.
Olivia Culpo
If anybody will ask about my ex, or exes, I will just smile. I’ll never say anything negative because I think that’s what being a gentleman is.
Sajid Khan
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
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
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
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
I am a gentleman. My natural inclination is to be on my best behavior.
Joe Wilson
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
I’m a southern gentleman.
Jamie Foxx
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
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
It’s very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
W. Somerset Maugham
My ideal man is faithful, honest, and a gentleman who knows how to treat women.
Irina Shayk
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
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
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
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
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Theodore Roosevelt
Not only did I not like officiating his games, I was afraid at times he was going to knock my block off… there was nothing you could do to get the guy on your side… with saying that, I’ve talked to Rasheed Wallace in the last couple of years and he’s nothing but a complete gentleman off the floor.
Tim Donaghy
To a certain extent, I can say I owe my career to Dara Singh because after doing films with him, I started getting good offers. I have very high regards for him. As a person, he was very protective about me and used to take care of me on the sets. He was very soft-spoken and a fine gentleman. He was disciplined and punctual.
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
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
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
Thorstein Veblen
An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
Steve Martin
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
When I worked as an assistant director in 2007, Indraganti Mohan Krishna offered me a lead role. Now, the same director has made me a villain in ‘Gentleman.’
He is every other inch a gentleman.
Rebecca West
A gentleman will not insult me, and no man not a gentleman can insult me.
Frederick Douglass
A gentleman pays his debt within a week or two.
Charles Oakley
For a while, I was saying ‘no’ way too often. I turned down ‘An Officer and A Gentleman,’ ‘Splash’ and ‘Midnight Express.’ I could name you tons more. I would go off and experience life instead of working – I was learning to fly jets, went on an African safari, sailed the Caribbean – which wasn’t necessarily bad.
John Travolta
And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman.
Anthony Trollope
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’m trying to be more of a gentleman.
Jason Mraz
Rick was a real gentleman. He was very kind and had an amazing sense of humour – he was the funny one in the group, and a very talented musician.
Dave Clark
Listen, I’m a gentleman at the end of the day.
Jermell Charlo
I knew a gentleman who was 65 who had a consulting firm outside of Kansas City, Mo. I convinced him to sell me the business, which did auditing and reviewing of freight bill charges, for nothing down. It was a step out of working in this bureaucratic setting of corporate America and going out on my own in 1984.
David Steward
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
One time, a hedge fund gentleman in Connecticut brought in a bunch of professional wrestlers and myself at a very hefty price for his son’s 11th birthday.
Michael Buffer
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 love an old-school gentleman. Picking me up for dates, sending flowers, holding the door open, I love it all.
Mollie King
I would like to think that I’m a gentleman and a nice guy.
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
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
In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton.
Thomas Day
It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
John Henry Newman
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
I’m a gentleman.
Rod Stewart
It’s easy to play a character who is suffering with a disease or has a psychological problem. ‘Gentleman’ is completely opposite. There are both positives and negatives in the role, and it is the most challenging role I have done so far.
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
George Bernard Shaw
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
My father… gave me a positive connection with men because he is a gentleman.
Picking up ‘A Gentleman’ was pretty easy. It had everything that I like watching in a film. And it has everything that audiences like to see me doing.
Sidharth Malhotra
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
John Henry Newman
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
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
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
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
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
A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
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
At one point, some years ago, a nice gentleman had it in mind to do ‘Outlander The Musical.’
Diana Gabaldon
I’ll always remember Vinod Khanna as a thorough gentleman, cultured, polite, who knew how to conduct himself with the ladies.
Zeenat Aman
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