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Healthcare is the cornerstone of the socialist state. It is the crown jewel of the welfare state.
I envy those old Greek bathers, into whose hands were delivered Pericles, and Alcibiades, and the perfect models of Phidias. They had daily before their eyes the highest types of Beauty which the world has ever produced; for of all things that are beautiful, the human body is the crown.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
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.
He that hath no cross deserves no crown.
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.
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine.
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.
Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
I once received a cape that was made from the little purple bags that Crown Royal Whisky comes in.
That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
The thing with movies is, because you have so little time, I always feel like there are more things we could've done with the character. If we'd done a sequel to 'The Thomas Crown Affair,' what would that have been like? But for the most part, you try not to think of that, because it's just going to break your heart.
I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
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
By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown.
One of the jewels in the crown of Labour's time in office was the rescue of the National Health Service. As the Commonwealth Fund, the London School of Economics and the Nuffield Foundation have all shown, health reforms as well as additional investment were essential to improved outcomes, especially for poorer patients.
I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America.
My father was one of the greatest professional bowlers of all time. Seriously. Billy Hardwick: PBA Hall of Fame, Player of the Year in '63 and '69, and the first winner of the triple crown of bowling, among other things.
What I love most about Her Majesty is that she has kept hats alive in people's minds for more than 60 years. You can't think of her without imagining her with a hat or a crown. I would, of course, love to design one for her.
And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
C. S. Lewis
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