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Letter "C" » chivalry
«Chivalry is the most delicate form of contempt.»
«Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both.»
«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.»
«The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.»
«The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.»
«Baseball and cricket are beautiful and highly stylized medieval war substitutes, chess made flesh, a mixture of proud chivalry and base - in both senses - greed»
«The world's male chivalry has perished out, but women are knights-errant to the last; and, if Cervantes had been greater still, he had made his Don a Donna.»
Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
, Knight Errant
, The knight
, The Knights
«The odious and disgusting aristocracy of wealth is built upon the ruins of all that is good in chivalry or republicanism; and luxury is the forerunner of a barbarism scarcely capable of cure.»
«Chivalry!---why, maiden, she is the nurse of pure and high affection---the stay of the oppressed, the redresser of grievances, the curb of the power of the tyrant ---Nobility were but an empty name without her, and liberty finds the best protection in her lance and her sword.»
Author: Sir Walter Scott
, higher power
, staying power