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Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
One weeps not save when one is afraid, and that is why kings are tyrants.
Marquis de Sade
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.
His hands would plait the priest's guts, if he had no rope, to strangle kings.
In antiquity the sage kings recognized that men's nature is bad and that their tendencies were not being corrected and their lawlessness controlled.
Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.
As great as kings may be, they are what we are: they can err like other men.
I did my first movie, 'The Mambo Kings,' in America without speaking the language. I learned the lines phonetically. I had an interpreter actually just to understand directions from my director.
I wasn't allowed to go to movies when I was kid; my father was a minister. 101 Dalmatians and King of Kings, that was the extent of it.
When they see me holding fish, they can see that I am comfortable with kings as well as with paupers.
Punctuality is the politeness of kings.
The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.
Kings are more prone to mistrust the good than the bad; and they are always afraid of the virtues of others.
So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech.
War is the trade of Kings.
All men want to be treated like kings in a relationship, and I think if women don't indulge that sometimes, their men are likely to stray and look for someone who can give that to them.
Giada De Laurentiis
We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
It is also interesting to note that the original supermodels are now making a comeback after being dismissed in the Nineties as being 'greedy' by a gaggle of male designers who lived like Sun Kings.
I don't want any man I can run over. What I love about a man in control is it allows them to be the kings that I always expect them to be.
It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective.
A. N. Wilson
We have all, at one time or another, been performers, and many of us still are - politicians, playboys, cardinals and kings.
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.
In a few years there will be only five kings in the world the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards.
This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate.
There's a great tradition in storytelling that's thousands of years old, telling stories about kings and their palaces, and that's really what I wanted to do.
Kings may be judges of the earth, but wise men are the judges of kings.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
I am 73 years old. I've seen everything. I've met the kings, the queens, the presidents, I've been around the world. I have one thing that I would like to do: to try to reach peace.
One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise.
I get the impression the English kings were witty, for some reason. I feel like all you had was your wit.
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