“A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees”
“The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.”
Dr. Laurence J. Peter
“The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep. (Elegies)”
“A true gentleman is one who is never unintentionally rude”
“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 prince of darkness is a gentleman”
“The idea that no gentleman ever swears is all wrong. He can swear and still be a gentleman if he does it in a nice and benevolent and affectionate way.”
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