Quotes about royalty

As kings are begotten and born like other men, it is to be presumed that they are of the human species; and perhaps, had they the same educa ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl royalty flattery

If you would be a favourite of your king, address yourself to his weaknesses. An application to his reason will seldom prove very successful ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl royalty

a notable prince that was called King John;And he ruled England with main and with might, For he did great wrong, and maintained little righ ...

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The standards of His Majesty's taste made all those ladies who aspired to his favour, and who were near the Statutable size, strai n and swe ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl royalty ladies

I have nothing against the Queen of England. Even in my heart I never resented her for not being Jackie Kennedy. She is, to my min d, a very ...

Leonard Cohen royalty

The mirror of all Christian kings. ...

Shakespeare royalty examples

A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power ...

James Fenimore Cooper royalty

The fate of the State decides theirs: clauses of treaties determine their affections. ...

Pierre Corneille royalty marriage affection

I've never laid a cane on the back of a lord before, but if you force me to I shall speedily become used to the practice. ...

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Gloucester. Is't not the King?Lear. Ay, every inch a king!When I do stare, see how the subject quakes! ...

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