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