Quotation Explorer - 'Kings'

Think you only kings have power? Stand on a stage and hold the hearts of men in your hands. Make them laugh with a gesture, cry with a word. Make them love you. And you will know what power is. - Jennifer Donnelly
The wars of people will be more terrible than those of kings. - Winston S. Churchill
If a nation is ruled by two kings, both the kings and their subjects will perish.
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the governing of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question. - Thomas Jefferson
Every king springs from a race of slaves, and every slave had kings among his ancestors. - Plato
Those who serve and those who ruleLepers, kings and mindless foolsEmpire leaders, tyrant's toolsAll will fade with timeHail the cowards, brave at heartThe ugly and the beautifulThose who never felt their soulsAll live transient lives - Kreator
The night is Ours. Rejoicing in the ethereal realms where We are kings. Blessed souls of forgotten immortality. They fear Us in every grasp. - Luis Marques
Thoughts are funny little things,They can make paupers or make kings. - Sidney Madwed
The phone company handles 84 billion calls a year --- everything from kings, queens, and presidents to the scum of the earth.
As men and women we need to occupy our space as Kings and Queens; move into our new reality. It only requires mindset. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A nation of philosophers [might have no need for the steadiness of venerable institutions], but a nation of philosophers is as little to be expected as the philosophical race of kings wished for by Plato. - Madison, James
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
The Golds have everything, yet they demand sacrifices even from their own. This place is sick. This empire broken. It eats its kings, its queens, as hungrily as it does the paupers who mill its earth. - Pierce Brown
Too many kings can ruin an army - Homer
If you're KING be aware of KINGS! - Er.Akash Patel
Wisdom’s slaves are better than folly’s kings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I would argue that a truly developed country would be beyond Presidents and Kings. In a world with some semblance of equality, each liberal-minded woman, each gay person, and indeed almost every person could be their own President. In a world of equals, what real service does a ruler provide? - Isaac Asimov
We Christians are bound hands and feet, sitting down in the pews instead of going out to explore the earth for the Son of God, king of kings and the Lord of Lords - Sunday Adelaja
For thy sweet love remembr'd such wealth bringsThat then, I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
Grammar, which knows how to control even kings. - Molière
We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words. - Ursula K. Le Guin
King of kings! - Lailah Gifty Akita
True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings. - William Shakespeare
When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes... Haply I think on thee, and then my state, Like to the lark at break of day arising From sullen earth, sings hymns at heaven's gate; For thy sweet love remember'd such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings. - William Shakespeare
Here is a tragicomic reality of all the regimes: People work hard to feed their thief politicians, their thief kings and thief queens or their thief presidents! And therefore the tragicomic reality of all the times is this: There can exist no thieves without the support of people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Leave the pain behind and let your life be your own again. There is a place where all time is now, and the choices are simple and always your own.Wolves have no kings - Robin Hobb
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. - Edward Abbey
The instinct of worship is still so strong upon us that, having nearly worn out our capacity for treating kings and such kind of persons as sacred, we are ready to invest a majority of our own selves with the same kind of reverence. - Auberon Herbert
Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again. - Greg Bear
I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. - Thomas A. Edison
Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings. - Horace
for my grief's so greatThat no supporter but the huge firm earthCan hold it up: here I and sorrows sit;Here is my throne, bid kings come bow to it.(Constance, from King John, Act III, scene 1) - William Shakespeare
When life is tough or even unbearable and we want to give up, God will send us a partner to help us make the journey - 1 Kings 19 & Luke 1:39 - 56 - John Nix-McReynolds
God works on earth only through the prayers of believers and based on this basis, the destiny of this world is not in the hands of earthly kings and rulers but in the hands of prayer warriors. - Sunday Adelaja
There is one thing we are sure: For the honor of humanity, all the kings and all the queens, all the kingdoms and all the monarchies must be abolished! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We freed ourselves from gods and kings, now we have to free ourselves from ourselves. - Marty Rubin
Your friend Plato holds that commonwealths will only be happy when either philosophers rule or rulers philosophize: how remote happiness must appear when philosophers won't even deign to share their thoughts with kings. - Thomas More
Shepherds, did they but know it, walk through greater halls than kings. - Charles Boardman Hawes
MIRACLE, n. An act or event out of the order of nature and unaccountable, as beating a normal hand of four kings and an ace with four aces and a king. - Ambrose Bierce
The world is so full of a number of things I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
Democracy is more vindictive than cabinets, the wars of peoples will be more terrible than those of kings. - Winston S. Churchill
Peoples do not judge in the same way as courts of law; they do not hand down sentences, they throw thunderbolts; they do not condemn kings, they drop them back into the void; and this justice is worth just as much as that of the courts. - Maximilien de Robespierre
Tis Fate that flings the dice,And as she flingsOf kings makes peasants,And of peasants kings. - John Dryden
The eyes of a nation (living godly) like this shall see the King of kings and the Lord of lords in all his beauty. Meaning salvation and redemption shall be readily available in abundance for the people of that land. - Sunday Adelaja
The whole world is in revolt. Soon there will be only five Kings left--the King of England, the King of Spades, The King of Clubs, the King of Hearts, and the King of Diamonds. - King Farouk of Egypt
Bishops move diagonally. That's why they often turn up where the kings don't expect them to be. - Terry Pratchett
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others? Or have we found angels in the form of kings to govern him? Let history answer this question. - Thomas Jefferson
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