Chivalry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chivalry quotes, chivalry sayings, and chivalry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.     

Haruki Murakami

More than a code of manners in war and love, Chivalry was a moral system, governing the whole of noble life.     

Barbara Tuchman

He who defends with love will be secure. Heaven will save him, and protect him with love.     

Lao Tzu

To risk life to save a smile on a face of a woman or a child is the secret of chivalry.     

Dejan Stojanovic

Chivalry is the most delicate form of contempt.     

Albert Guerard

Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.     

Mae West

Chivalry is not just a fancy word with a neat meaning; it's a way of life.     

Vaughn Ripley

The only thing I want more than you, is to do right by you.     

Angela N. Blount