King Quotes

In a deserted village the jackass is king.

Indian Proverb

Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American, and the more panicked talk we hear from people like him, Feinstein, and King, the better off we all are. If they had taught a class on how to be the kind of citizen Dick Cheney worries about, I would have finished high school.

Edward Snowden

I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.

Pietro Aretino

Some people talk about me like a revolutionary. That's nonsense; all I did was copy B.B. King.

Eric Clapton

Do you think I am standing here, making this up as I go? I am sorry to disillusion you. I am not Robin Williams. I am the king of the pen.

Mitch Hedberg

He (Martin Luther King) was very pure in mind and heart. He was a lover: a lover not only of his race but a lover of all mankind. His heart was so broad, so great, so magnanimous, and this gave him a most sincere feeling of absolute oneness with everyone. This is what made him so divinely great.

Sri Chinmoy

There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.

Rufus Choate

Despising money is like toppling a king off his throne.

Nicolas Chamfort

It's only when a man tames his own demons that he becomes the king of himself if not of the world.

Joseph Campbell

All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renenwed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king.

J.R.R. Tolkien

That which is called firmness in a king is called obstinacy in a donkey.

John Erskine

Our King [Jesus] is accused of treachery; it is said of him [by the Muslims] that he is not God, but that he falsely pretended to be something he was not.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

The King sisters must be thanked for their desire to protect this land. Without their tenacity and the support from their families, this deal would never have come together.

Nancy Greene

Self-defense is a part of the law of nature; nor can it be denied the community, even against the king himself.

William Barclay

I would rather be poor in a cottage full of books than a king without the desire to read.

Thomas Macaulay

For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life.

Jonathan Mayhew

Authority forgets a dying king

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box.

Italian Proverb

The king, just and prudent, wants only those things which he can get.

Pierre Corneille

A true king is neither husband nor father; He considers his throne and nothing else.

Pierre Corneille

The King himself should be under no man, but under God and the Law.

Sir Edward Coke

Kings cannot ennoble thee, thou good, great soul, for One who is higher than kings hath done that for thee; but a king can confirm thy nobility to men.

Mark Twain

Listen! John A. Logan is the Head Center, the Hub, the King Pin, the Main Spring, Mogul and Mugwump of the final plot by which partisanship was installed in the Commission.

Isaac Hill Bromley

Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil is rightwise king born of all England.

Sir Thomas Malory

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