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If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.'
Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel.
When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.
Honore de Balzac
We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
Mary Kay Ash
Royalty is either going to do very well with cloning, or it's going to disappear completely.
Your part can be the king, but unless people are treating you like royalty, you ain't no king, man.
In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
All of the guests on 'Faces of America' were deeply moved by what we revealed about their ancestry. We were able to trace the ancestry of Native American writer Louise Erdrich back to 438 A.D. We found that Queen Noor is descended from royalty, and that's before she married King Hussein of Jordan.
Henry Louis Gates
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them.
We were descended from royalty.
There's no royalty in America, so people deify actors.
I think of myself as a young prince from a long line of royalty.
Every time Paul and Gene use my makeup, they have to pay me a royalty check. I think they changed the makeup so they didn't have to pay me.
Congress did a good thing back in 1995 in passing the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. That act did a simple thing. It provided automatic royalty relief for new leases for 5 years in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
Several people, not just reviewers, took me to task for writing about what they called the working classes - something I've been doing for 40 years. I thought that was contemptible - what do they want to do, ghettoize the working class as a subject? Can you only write about your own class? I've written about royalty, am I not allowed to do that?
A friend of mine jokes that I have a painstaking royalty complex. Like maybe I was a duke in a past life.
Years ago women of my size were considered royalty.
Largely this is a class thing - writers tend to be cosseted little middle-class kiddies who think that the world owes them a royalty cheque. But just doing it - being in your room for years on end, locked in your head, alone with invented ghosts - it weakens and softens the body. And I know I can't just live in my head.
There's definitely a whole different vibe on the set when there's like basically royalty working with us. We could have whatever we wanted. I felt like Britney Spears.
No band is special, no player royalty.
But I don't have a very good track record with royalty. My dress fell off in front of Prince Charles at the Prince's Trust, so I'm just living up to my reputation.
My very first job was a cashier at Burger King in Tucson, Arizona. And I occasionally worked the drive-thru. I'd go wherever I was needed! My second job was at Dairy Queen. I stayed in the fast food royalty.
Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.
Well, a lot of our concerts do okay, and I know we still get royalty checks which still isn't that important, but again, I have to just say that we're making our records.
I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty.
An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold.
Mary Elizabeth Lease
The Thriller album is still the biggest album of all time. That is still returning huge royalty cheques.
These are clothes my friends and I could wear. This ain't Prada. I don't want to be one of those celebrities that slaps their name on a label and collects royalty checks. Everything on that runway reflects me.
I could have just received royalty checks every month by lending my name to a collection, but I didn't want to do that. My name is a reflection of me.
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