Friday, November 29, 2013


         10 Eternal Truths of the Gentlemanly Life

1.  A gentleman says "please" and "thank you" readily and often.

2.  A gentleman does not disparage the beliefs of others - whether they relate to matters of faith, politics, or sports teams.

3.  A gentleman always carries a handkerchief, and is ready to lend it, especially to a weeping lady, should the need arise.

4.  A gentleman never allows a door to slam in the face of another person - male or female, young or old, absolute stranger or longtime best friend.

5.  A gentleman does not make jokes about race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, neither does he find such jokes amusing.

6.  A gentleman knows how to stand in line and wait his turn.

7.  A gentleman is always ready to offer a hearty handshake.

8.  A gentleman keeps his leather shoes polished and his fingernails clean.

9.  A gentleman admits when he is wrong.

10. A gentleman does not pick a fight.

-How To Be A Gentleman (Revised and Expanded):  A Timely Guide To Timeless Manners

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