Valet quotes:

  • The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master. -- Sophie Swetchine
  • To make money I picked up work as a busboy, valet parker, skateboard shop employee. -- David Spade
  • I didn't go to the lectures. My valet, who was more distinguished than I, went instead. -- Witold Gombrowicz
  • Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without first specifically telling him that you want it back. -- Fran Lebowitz
  • To a valet no man is a hero. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • No man is a hero to his own valet. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • Valet parking is an essential at any decent club. -- Dan Jenkins
  • No man is a hero to his valet de chamber -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • To a valet no man is a hero. [Ger., Es gibt fur den Kammerdiener keiner Helden.] -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Rarely do they appear great before their valets. [Fr., Rarement ils sont grands vis-a-vis de leur valets-de-chambre.] -- Jean de la Bruyere
  • The difference between a man and his valet: they both smoke the same cigars, but only one pays for them. -- Robert Frost
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I am very pro-union and very anti-authority by nature, so by showing the housekeepers and valets, I was being loyal to those people - those workers. I'm glad that the service industry unionized. -- Jacob Tomsky
  • 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
  • A blue-stocking is the scourge of her husband, children, friends, servants, and every one. [Fr., Une femme bel-esprit est le fleau de son mari, de ses enfants, de ses amis, de ses valets, et tout le monde.] -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • I grew up in Burbank - but not the Burbank of valet parking and TV studios. In the late 1950s, there was a small apartment complex on Elmwood Avenue that rented mostly to families on welfare. I lived there from age 3 to 11 and again from 14 to 18 with my mother, Shirley, and my younger sister, Toni. -- Rene Russo
  • As the master so the valet. -- Philip James Bailey
  • Anybody who gives their car to a valet isn't a car guy -- Jay Leno
  • The confidant of my vices is my master, though he were my valet. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • I'd rather take advice from my valet than from the Conservative Party Conference -- Arthur Balfour
  • When I was four, I asked my mother for a valet for my birthday. -- Karl Lagerfeld
  • A man must indeed be a hero to appear such in the eyes of his valet. -- Thomas Carlyle
  • I'd gladly do without a valet. I'm never so well treated as when I'm without a valet. -- Francois Rabelais
  • 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
  • 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. This is not because the hero is not a hero, but because the valet is a valet. -- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • 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