Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed -- but never the husband).
— James Thurber

It is said, that no one is a hero to their butler. The reason is, that it requires a hero to recognize a hero. The butler, however, will probably know well how to estimate his equals.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe butler quote

As far as I'm concerned, "whom" is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
— Calvin Trillin

Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
— James Thurber

Butler could kill you a hundred different ways without use of his armoury. Though I'm sure one would be quite sufficient.
— butler quotation by Eoin Colfer