What is gentility?

  • (noun): Elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression.
    Synonyms: breeding, genteelness

Famous quotes containing the word gentility:

    English life, while very pleasant, is rather bland. I expected kindness and gentility and I found it, but there is such a thing as too much couth.
    S.J. Perelman (1904–1979)

    For you cannot have gentility without paying for it.
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)