Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. - Neil Gaiman
The emperor is naked!"The parade stopped. The emperor paused. A hush fell over the crowd, until one quick-thinking peasant shouted:"No, he isn't. The emperor is merely endorsing a clothing-optional lifestyle! - James Finn Garner
I don't wear armor. I don't carry weapons. An emperor needs only his imagination. - Lionel Suggs
At all times an empire is more important than emperor and empress, prince and princess. - Amit Kalantri
The wise man knows that it is better to sit on the banks of a remote mountain stream than to be emperor of the whole world. - Zhuangzi
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. - Willa Cather
Meanwhile here I am- Earthborn woman, a mere barbaric maula, geting deeper into Imperial Space with each passing light second. I should be trembling with fear, I suppouse. No. Let the Emperor tremble. Laylah is here! - Robert Silverberg