Kings Quotes

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.


Grammar, which can govern even Kings.


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

War is the trade of Kings.

John Dryden

All systems are capitalist. It's just a matter of who owns and controls the capital -- ancient king, dictator, or private individual. We should properly be looking at the contrast between a free market system where individuals have the right to live like kings if they have the ability to earn that right and government control of the market system such as we find today in socialist nations.

Ronald Reagan

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.

Thomas Jefferson

Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial "we."

Mark Twain

In all ages, hypocrites, called priests, have put crowns upon the heads of thieves, called kings.

Robert Green Ingersoll

It is an imprudence common to kings To listen to too much advice and to err in their choice.

Pierre Corneille

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