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Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.
Behaving like a princess is work. It's not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It's more about how you are inside.
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
The crown of literature is poetry.
W. Somerset Maugham
In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.
Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.
Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly.
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine.
A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.
Frederick The Great
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I.
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.
To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
James Thomas Fields
That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
We read too much Shakespeare at school, and view our parliamentary politics as dynastic drama, in which an impatient crown prince frets at his long subordination and begins to scheme for the throne he knows he merits, was promised and has earned.
And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
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