How romantic it must be to get imprisoned in a castle and made to squeeze out heirs.Rhaenyra Targaryen in House Of The Dragon, Season 1 Episode 4
The bluer the blood, the sweeter it spills.Sylas, the Unshackled in League of Legends
Trapped within the system. Like the rest of my family are, my father and my brother, they are trapped. They don't get to leave and I have huge compassion for that.Prince Harry, March 2021, Interview with Oprah Winfrey
I sometimes still feel I am living in a goldfish bowl.Prince Harry
There's a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal.Prince Harry
So we have in tandem the conversation of he won't be given security, he's not gonna be given a title and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he's born.Meghan Markle, March 2021, Interview with Oprah Winfrey
"Who's that then?"
"I dunno. Must be a king."
"He hasn't got shit all over him."
A king without power is an absurdity.KingsJames Monroe
A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.James Fenimore Cooper
A constitutional monarchy requires the monarch to be above politics but to be fully informed about politics.Jacob Rees-Mogg
Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.Power, KingsGeorge R. R. Martin in A Song of Ice and Fire - A Clash of Kings