Gentlemanliness

Topics: Etiquette, Gentleman, Learning Pages: 1 (372 words) Published: June 19, 2013
Gentlemanliness
The qualities shown by a gentleman is stated as gentlemanliness. A gentleman is someone who has respect for others Helps those who need their help Someone who has a kind heart not one who, by birth and training, belonged to the upper classes and referd as noble blood and also not just expensive clothing and a good education. A Gentleman is aware of what civilization is about, and acts accordingly. Civilization is very complex. One cannot learn it overnight. It takes effort. Among other things, it has a set of rules which people have very slowly developed over the centuries. A civilize real Gentleman recognizes there should be a balance between the needs of himself, others whom he is associated with (family, friends, associates), and all of mankind .A Gentleman is very willing to do things for other people whom he may not even know, because he recognizes that his little kindness will benefit the other person more than it cost him to do it. A perfect example is holding a door open for the person immediately behind you. This costs the Gentleman very little. It is much easier to hold open the door than to open it. It means having learned facts and procedures required to be productive and successful in life. You have earned your degree in (whatever) and can do good work in that area.It means learning how we function inside as humans. Some reasonable understanding about "what makes us tick."It means learning how to communicate with others quickly, with ease, accurately, and fully. Hence we learn to read and write well. We learn a large vocabulary, so we can communicate more accurately, and be able to quickly understand what others are saying. A true gentleman, then, is a fine character. His politeness and courtesy go far deeper than mere outward behavior. They spring from goodness of heart. He instinctively thinks of the feelings, the comfort and happiness of others before his own.And so there are true gentlemen, nature's gentlemen, to be found...
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