Quotations on Chivalry

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There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
- Freda Adler
(Keywords: Control, Chivalry, Justification, May)

The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.
- Horatio Alger
(Keywords: History, Chivalry, Remarkable)

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
(Keywords: Art, War, Chivalry, Parents, Poverty, School, Youth)

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
(Keywords: Time, Books, Chivalry, End, Fathers, Man, Nothing, Reading)

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
(Keywords: Age, Chivalry, Europe, Glory)

The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Age, Chivalry, Past)

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
(Keywords: People, Bravery, Chivalry, Justice, Mind, Romantic, Will)

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
(Keywords: Age, Romance, Chivalry, Earth, Past, Spirit, Wrong)

The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.
- Lytton Strachey
(Keywords: Peace, War, Romance, Civilization, Action, Aristocracy, Chivalry, Old)

The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.
- Charles Sumner
(Keywords: Age, Chivalry, Humanity)

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