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Quotes of chivalry

  1. There is another side to chivalry If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control. – Freda Adler
  2. Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received. – Horatio Alger
  3. In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry. – Roger Ascham
  4. The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. – Honore de Balzac
  5. Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both. – Alice Stone Blackwell
  6. The word Chivalry is derived from the French cheval, a horse. – Thomas Bulfinch
  7. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. – Edmund Burke
  8. The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon. – Dustin Diamond
  9. The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons. – Charles Dickens
  10. The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice. – James Weldon Johnson
  11. Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth. – Charles Kingsley
  12. I heard that chivalry was dead, but I think it's just got a bad flue. – Meg Ryan

Usage examples for chivalry

  1. What share have they in man's chivalry – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  2. A strain of chivalry belonged to him and at first this conquered. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  3. John Mason is rather vulgar and 'prentice- like for Francis, that mirror of chivalry – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  4. It is devotion all the same, and it is chivalry – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  5. Heroes of Chivalry and Romance " Rev. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  6. Peace No more to watch by Night's eternal shore, With England's chivalry at dawn to ride; No more defeat, faith, victory-- O! – Collected Poems 1897 - 1907 by Henry Newbolt
  7. These delicate attentions to Sir Marmaduke, sprang not from any motive of chivalry or kindness; they were simply designed for the securing of his daughter. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  8. You do not seem to have a high regard for our chivalry sir. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  9. He'd returned to the Age of Chivalry to steal the Sangraal, not to play nursemaid to damosels in distress. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  10. He was deeply read in books of chivalry and romance. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  11. With Illustrations, 1 75 Modern Chivalry – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  12. The bravest thoughts of chivalry circle about her. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  13. The sentiment which had attached their subjects to the Tudors and the Stuarts was exchanged for a colder and less enthusiastic feeling; mere policy took the place of chivalry – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  14. The sheriff is hanging back about her arrest- western chivalry you know, but it can't stand in the way of justice, and the people are pretty sore. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  15. Oh, Miss Barb, I thank you just the same; but my father, Miss Barb, gave it to me, as a canon of chivalry never to make a money bargain with a lady that you can't make with a bank. – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  16. She had married Dauntrey- almost forced him to marry her, in fact, by fanning the dying embers of his chivalry because she expected through him to realize her ambitions. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. Henry de Montfort, with the fine chivalry that marked him, was the first to step forward with outstretched hand to thank Norman of Torn, and to ask his pardon for his rude words and hostile act. – The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  18. Who says that the age of chivalry has passed? – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  19. The castles also were schools, not of learning, but of arms and chivalry where the sons of vassals were trained in all the qualites that become a knight. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
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