Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.Power, MonarchyGeorge R. R. Martin in A Song of Ice and Fire - A Clash of Kings
You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.DeathBill & Ted - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, by Grim Reaper
Any man who must say, 'I am the king', is no true king.PowerTywin Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 3 Episode 10
You can sit on a throne, that doesn't make you a ruler. It only means you have an arse.Swain, the Noxian Grand General in League of Legends
You are a good man, with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be a king.Black Panther, by Zuri
Do you really think the crown gives you power?PowerTywin Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 3 Episode 10
The book spoke of a king carrying the burdens of his people. It said that those who led were the lowest of men, for they were required to serve everyone.Brandon Sanderson in The Stormlight Archive - The Way of Kings
A king is only as noble as the cause he serves.Heroes of the Storm, by Anduin Wrynn
The throne is the most devious trap of them all.Path of Exile, by Izaro
A good king knows when to save his strength and when to destroy his enemies.Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 3
A crown is merely a hat that doesn't protect you from the rain.Frederick the Great
"Who's that then?"
"I dunno. Must be a king."
"He hasn't got shit all over him."
Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.Creation, AntsGuru Nanak
They say that a kingdom is like a pyramid: the king on top and the people below. But in this country, it's upside down.ThailandBhumibol Adulyadej
I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.Queen Elizabeth I