Kings Quotes

All are kings of this land.

Subramanya Bharathi

Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties,And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

No man forgets his original trade: the rights of nations and of kings sink into questions of grammar, if grammarians discuss them.

Samuel Johnson

Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen.

Anon French Proverb

But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.

William Cowper

Fear made the gods; audacity has made kings.

Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crbillon

Such subjects are the very strength of kings, And are thus above the law.

Pierre Corneille

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

Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the cheif ones of the earth; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.

Bible

History deals mainly with captains and kings, gods and prophets, exploiters and despoilers, not with useful men.

Henry Louis Mencken

This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.

Thomas Dekker

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.

Harold Macmillan

This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Feared by their breed and famous by their birth.

William Shakespeare

The royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war; This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea.

William Shakespeare

Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.

Thomas Carlyle

Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties, And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Our most cruel enemies are our nearest in blood!... Kings have neither brothers, nor sons, nor mothers.

Honor de Balzac

Many great kings, emperors, saints and seers have left without taking anything. When you are born you don't bring anything with you. Render service in divine awareness.

Sri Sathya

Burgundy for Kings, Champagne for Duchesses, and claret for Gentlemen

French Proverb

Grammar, which knows how to control even kings.

Moliere

Grammar, which can govern even Kings.

MoliFre

Sequoias, kings of their race, growing close together like grass in a meadow, poised their brave domes and spires in the sky three hundred feet above the ferns and lilies that enameled the ground; towering serene through the long centuries, preaching God's forestry fresh from heaven

John Muir

The most effective way to restrict democracy is to transfer decision-making from the public arena to unaccountable institutions: kings and princes, priestly castes, military juntas, party dictatorships, or modern corporations.

Noam Chomsky

Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.

Edmund Burke

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