Quotes and Sayings about Monarchy

Quotes and Sayings about Monarchy

The Royal Family's wealth, unline their gene pool, is massive.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight) - The Monarchy
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.
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.
There's a lot of times that both myself and my brother wish, obviously, that we were just completely normal.
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.
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.
A constitutional monarchy requires the monarch to be above politics but to be fully informed about politics.
Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.

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A wise king never seeks out war, but he must always be ready for it.
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Any man who must say, 'I am the king', is no true king.
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Imagine a king who fights his own battles. Wouldn't that be a sight?
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You can sit on a throne, that doesn't make you a ruler. It only means you have an arse.
You are a good man, with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be a king.
Do you really think the crown gives you power?
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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.
Souls and thrones are irreconcilable.
The king is a man, and a man can fail. But a myth is indestructible.
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A king is only as noble as the cause he serves.
The throne is the most devious trap of them all.
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A king's time as rules rises and falls like the sun.
Kings come and go, but gold stays.
A king does not ask, he commands.
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A good king knows when to save his strength and when to destroy his enemies.
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You've got to have fun in life. Otherwise, wow - imagine life without fun.
I know I've got a lot of my mother in me.
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Harwin Strong: "You're asleep in front of the Commander of the City Watch. Terrible lack of respect."
Rhaenyra: "A certain insolence runs in the family, I'm afraid."
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Viserys: "I do hope the labor was easy."
Rhaenyra: "I think I called the midwife a c*nt."
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Germany... a country whose idea of a bedtime story is two children being left to die in the forest, before nearly being cooked and eaten and then murdering an old woman.
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There is no war so hateful to the gods as a war between kin, and no war so bloody as a war between dragons.
Those who wait to be freed do not deserve freedom.
Meghan: "That's the sad irony of the last four years. That I advocated for so long for women to use their voice. And then, I was silent."
Oprah: "Were you silent or were you silenced?"
Meghan: "The latter."
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Frenchman: "You empty-headed animal food trough wiper! I fart in your general direction! Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!"
Sir Galahad: "Is there someone else up there we can talk to?"
Frenchman: "No! Now go away or I shall taunt you a second time!"
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!
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It is not a very difficult task to make what is commonly called an amusing book of travels. Any one who will tell, with a reasonable degree of graphic effect, what he has seen, will not fail to carry the reader with him; for the interest we all feel in personal adventure is, of itself, success.
It is hard to see taxing plastic bags as one of the great issues of our time that merits the foremost place in our finest statesmen's minds. It is an absurd little issue, a picayune proportion of household waste, and a pointless inconvenience in people's lives.
"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only once."
My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever.
Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
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For every $1 we could raise, they'll remove one pound of plastic from the ocean. We're trying to raise $30 million by the end of the year.
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Anyone whose tongue dares to question the birth of Princess Rhaenyra's sons should have it removed.
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Gods. Kings. Fire. And blood. Dreams didn't make us kings. Dragons did.
To elude a storm, you can either sail into it, or around it. But you must never await its coming.
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These knights are as green as summer grass. None have known real war. Their lords sent them to the tourney field with fists full of steel and balls full of seed and we expect them to act with honor and grace.
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