Country Gentleman Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Country Gentleman Sayings

#1. This is indeed a funny country. Yesterday, for example, we were in a cafe which is one of the best in Cairo, and there were, at the same time as ourselves, inside, a donkey shitting, and a gentleman who was pissing in a corner. No one finds that odd; no one says anything. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#2. If you are obliged to neglect any thing, let it be your chemistry. It is the least useful and the least amusing to a country gentleman of all the ordinary branches of science. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#3. 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. - Author: James Otis
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#4. 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. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#5. I'm coming to London next week, by the way, in unhappy circumstances. Are we getting on fine as we are? Or would you like a drink? - Author: Nick Hornby
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#6. This new condition, this unwilled silence, had fallen over him ten days ago. The day Cass had gone into the hospital. The day she had fallen into a coma. - Author: Pseudonymous Bosch
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#7. Time is a treasure on earth. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#8. Never let the estate decrease in your hands. It is only by such resolutions as that that English noblemen and English gentlemen can preserve their country. I cannot bear to see property changing hands. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#9. All that gleaming leather and gold stamping and beautiful type belongs in the pine-panelled library of an English country home; it wants to be read by the fire in a gentleman's leather easy chair--not on a secondhand studio couch in a one-room hovel in a broken-down brownstone front. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#10. If somebody's not prepared to answer the question, you can keep asking. - Author: Martin Bashir
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#11. One of his tears fell in my mouth, where it became a blue sapphire, source of strength, source of strength and eternal hope. - Author: Anita Diamant
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#12. Proactive people carry their own weather with them. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#13. It was in the beginning of the month of November, 17
, when a young English gentleman, who had just left the university of Oxford, made use of the liberty afforded him, to visit some parts of the north of England; and curiosity extended his tour into the adjacent frontier of the sister country. - Author: Walter Scott
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#14. There are still many places I haven't seen that I'd like to travel to. I've never seen the Pyramids, and I'd love to explore the culture in North India. I think walking in the Andes would also be awesome. - Author: Bjorn Ulvaeus
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#15. The polite of every country seem to have but one character. A gentleman of Sweden differs but little, except in trifles, from one of any other country. It is among the vulgar we are to find those distinctions which characterize a people. - Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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#16. Love Is Not A choice - Author: Brendon Urie
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#17. A gentleman of one of the first fortunes upon the continent ... sacrificing his ease, and hazarding all in the cause of his country. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#18. Time is an eternal guest that banquets on our ideals and bodies. - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#19. One knows so well the popular idea of health: the English country gentleman galloping after a fox - the unspeakable in full pursuit of the unbeatable. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#20. Advertising is in essence simply a means of communication through mass media which is available to anyone who can pay for it. It is, in this sense, rather like electricity, which can be used to work a refrigerator or a dentist's drill. - Author: John Treasure
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#21. Worn old shoes need a good cobbler to be repaired; but worn old thoughts, only a rubbish bin! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#22. The right hon. Gentleman will be known for ever as the only Chancellor in the post-war period who brought this country to the brink of bankruptcy. - Author: Denis Healey
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#23. I'm not even an engineer. I don't have a college degree; I hire guys with college degrees. - Author: Woody Norris
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#24. We need to codify our values and build consensus around what we want from a free society and a free Internet. We need to put into law protections for our privacy and our right to speak and assemble. - Author: Heather Brooke
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#25. The most common-place people become highly imaginative when they are in a passion. Whole dramas of insult, injury, and wrong pass before their minds,
efforts of creative genius, for there is sometimes not a fact to go upon. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#26. 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. - Author: Earl Blumenauer
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#27. A country gentleman should bring his lady to visit London as soon as he can, that they may have agreeable topicks for conversation when they are by themselves. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#28. I realize how unique my path has been. And I'm thankful for that. - Author: Vanessa Paradis
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#29. 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. - Author: Henry Laurens
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#30. In the countries of Europe, one after another, the gentleman has been ousted by politicians and entrepreneurs, as materialism has given rewards to the sort of cunning incompatible with any kind of idealism. - Author: Richard M. Weaver
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#31. A modern gentleman [rich person] is necessarily the enemy of his country. Even in war he does not fight to defend it, but to prevent his power of preying on it from passing to a foreigner. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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