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Valet Quotes

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"As the master so the valet." - Philip James Bailey

"No man is a hero to his valet. This is not because the hero is no hero, but because the valet is a valet." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"No man is a hero to his valet de chamber" - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"As the master so the valet. (Like master, like man.)" - Chevalier Pierre du Terrail Bayard

"No man is a hero to his own valet." - Michel De Montaigne

"No man is a hero to his valet." - Anne Bigot Cornuel

"To a valet no man is a hero." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Valet parking is an essential at any decent club." - Dan Jenkins

"I'd gladly do without a valet. I'm never so well treated as when I'm without a valet." - Francois Rabelais

"When I was four, I asked my mother for a valet for my birthday." - Karl Lagerfeld

"To a valet no man is a hero. [Ger., Es gibt fur den Kammerdiener keiner Helden.]" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Anybody who gives their car to a valet isn't a car guy" - Jay Leno

"I'd rather take advice from my valet than from the Conservative Party Conference" - Arthur Balfour

"A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his valet." - Nicolas Catinat

"The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master." - Madame Swetchine

"I didn't go to the lectures. My valet, who was more distinguished than I, went instead." - Witold Gombrowicz

"The confidant of my vices is my master, though he were my valet." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his valet." - Thomas Carlyle

"To make money I picked up work as a busboy, valet parker, skateboard shop employee." - David Spade

"The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master." - Sophie Swetchine

"Nobody, they say, is a hero to his valet. Of course; for a man must be a hero to understand a hero. The valet, I dare say, has great respect for some person of his own stamp." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The difference between a man and his valet: they both smoke the same cigars, but only one pays for them." - Robert Frost

"Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without first specifically telling him that you want it back." - Fran Lebowitz

"He whom the gods love dies young, whilst he is full of health, perception, and judgment. [Lat., Quem dii diligunt, Adolescens moritur, dum valet, sentit, sapit.]" - Plautus

"It is said that no man is a hero to his valet. That is because a hero can be recognized only by a hero." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I find that, in general, the amount of sharing men do with each other in one year is about the same as what I share with my female friends while we wait for our cars at the valet." - Amy Poehler

"Style is indeed the valet of genius, and an able one too; but as the true gentleman will appear, even in rags, so true genius will shine, even through the coarsest style." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Such an one has been, as it were, miraculous in the world, in whom his wife and valet have seen nothing even remarkable; few men have been admired by their servants." - Michel De Montaigne

"I will perform the function of a whetstone, which is about to restore sharpness to iron, though itself unable to cut. [Lat., Fungar vice cotis, acutum Reddere quae ferrum valet, exsors ipsi secandi.]" - Horace

"But what if everyone in the world behaved like me and came here and shot Brisseau through the ear? What a mess! And of course we'd need valet parking." - Woody Allen

"In the psychological realm of relationship between teacher and child, the teacher's part and its techniques are analogous to those of the valet; they are to serve, and to serve well: to serve the spirit." - Maria Montessori

"I worked at Starbucks, I was a waiter, a bartender and a valet, sometimes working 2 to 3 jobs at a time while getting a lot of 'no's' as an actor." - Andrea Hall

"No man expects a great deal from marriage. He is quite satisfied if his wife is a good cook, a good valet, an attentive audience, and a patient nurse." - Anonymous

"I have a wonderful road manager, and he travels with me. And my valet and friend travels with me. My little entourage is great, and they take good care of me." - Don Rickles

"I hate it when people are impolite to waiters or to the valet or the guy in the supermarket. There's no need for that; it doesn't cost anything to be polite." - Ashley Madekwe

"Well I remember the first thing that from coming from New York that just stunned me and I couldn't understand was that you valet park for everything. Even - you valet park to go to the dry cleaner. And that, you know, that just blew my mind. I was like, okay, you have to pay $5 to a guy to just drop off your dry cleaning. And so that, to me, was nuts - the fact you're always arriving." - Debra Messing

"He was a hero to his valet, who bullied him, and a terror to most of his relations, whom he bullied in turn. Only England could have produced him, and he always said that the country was going to the dogs. His principles were out of date, but there was a good deal to be said for his prejudices." - Oscar Wilde

"Twenty-four-hour room service generally refers to the length of time that it takes for the club sandwich to arrive. This is indeed disheartening, particularly when you've ordered scrambled eggs. Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without first specifically telling him that you want it back." - Fran Lebowitz

"If you ask any ordinary reader which of Dickens's proletarian characters he can remember, the three he is almost certain to mention are Bill Sykes, Sam Weller and Mrs. Gamp. A burglar, a valet and a drunken midwife-not exactly a representative cross-section of the English working class." - George Orwell

"I was writing a story, 'The Artistic Career of Corky,' about two young men, Bertie Wooster and his friend Corky, getting into a lot of trouble, and neither of them had brains enough to get out of the trouble. I thought: Well, how can I get them out? And I thought: Suppose one of them had an omniscient valet?" - P G Wodehouse

"If you ask any ordinary reader which of Dickens's proletarian characters he can remember, the three he is almost certain to mention are Bill Sykes, Sam Weller and Mrs. Gamp. A burglar, a valet and a drunken midwife - not exactly a representative crosssection of the English working class." - George Orwell

"I did plenty of jobs that I hated. I was a bank teller and terrible at it. I parked cars, a valet. I answered phones. I somehow avoided being a waiter. I knew I wouldn't be able to keep the order straight. I'm not much of a multi-tasker." - Will Ferrell

"I'm happy to report you still get nothing you don't need at Motel 6, and, therefore, you don't have to pay for it. I don't need valet parking. If I can drive the old crate 300 miles to the hotel all by myself, I can certainly handle the last nine feet to the parking space." - Tom Bodett

"The soul is no traveller; the wise man stays at home, and when his necessities, his duties, on any occasion call him from his house, or into foreign lands, he is at home still, and shall make men sensible by the expression of his countenance, that he goes the missionary of wisdom and virtue, and visits cities and men like a sovereign, and not like an interloper or a valet." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Were you to converse with a king, you ought to be as easy and unembarrassed as with your own valet-de chambre; but yet every look,word, and action should imply the utmost respect.... You must wait till you are spoken to; you must receive, not give, the subject of conversation, and you must even take care that the given subject of such conversation do not lead you into any impropriety." - Lord Chesterfield

"I have always wanted to be part of something special, and when I got to Boston.. actually, when I bought, begged and pleaded my way onto the Celtics.. it was already a championship team. I was just glad to be able to sit there and cheer and to be Larry Bird's valet, to be sure that his shoes were fine and his uniform was folded neatly." - Bill Walton

"Vanity was the beginning and the end of Sir Walter Elliot's character; vanity of person and of situation. He had been remarkably handsome in his youth; and, at fifty-four, was still a very fine man. Few women could think more of their personal appearance than he did, nor could the valet of any new made lord be more delighted with the place he held in society. He considered the blessing of beauty as inferior only to the blessing of a baronetcy; and the Sir Walter Elliott, who united these gifts, was the constant object of his warmest respect and devotion." - Jane Austen



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