What does it mean to be a gentleman in today’s modernworld? It seems like gentlemen are a dying breed. A manknowledgeable in the simplest courtesies is becomingrarer and rarer each year. Instead, crassness andvulgarity is the norm.
But it doesn’t have to be that way.This short guide was written with the intent of helping men attain thetraits of a true gentleman. This guide does not profess to have everythinga gentleman should know. The lists in it are not exhaustive. But is anexcellent starting point with gentle reminders on how a man shouldbehave. Many of you may say that the advice in this book is commonsense. You’re right. It is common sense. Unfortunately, many men in oursociety no longer have any common sense and instead act like completecads.By following these simple tips, any roughian can be turned into a propergentleman. Developing the traits of a gentleman is a key to success inone’s career and love life. Business associates will respect you; women willadore you.Experience, of course, is the best guide. In lieu of it, knowledge ofgentlemanly deportment can come second hand from an older friend orfrom books. While books can never replace experience or
“A gentleman canlive throughanything.”William Faulkner