June 27, 2012

The Royals: From King Tut to Queen Elizabeth II


Gregory Manchess
"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."
- Helen Keller
Andrew R. Wright
"Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves."
- Queen Victoria
Ted Wright
"I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong."
- Queen Elizabeth II
Yan Nascimbene
"A throne is only a bench covered with velvet."
- Bonaparte, Napoleon
Mark T. Smith
"I am the state. "
- Louis XIV
Ricardo Martinez
"Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule."
- Edward Gibbon
Kinuko Y. Craft
"I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too."
Queen Elizabeth I
Murray Kimber
"Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place."
- Ovid
Mark Summers
"As great as kings may be, they are what we are: they can err like other men."
- Pierre Corneille
Kent Barton
"There is something behind the throne greater than the King himself."
- William Pitt Chatham The Elder, Lord
C.F. Payne
"Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be."
- Diana, Princess of Wales
Chris Whetzel
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown."
- William Shakespeare,
Bill Sanderson
"Anoint, v.: To grease a king or other great functionary already sufficiently slippery."
- Ambrose Bierce
John Mattos
"By blood a king, in heart a clown."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Paul Cox
"Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive unless you take account of people's attitudes. After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it."
- Prince Charles
James Bennett
"Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king."
- Thomas Hardy
Douglas Smith
Arthur: "There is no worse death than the end of hope."
- King Arthur" (2004)
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Let them eat cake."
- Marie Antoinette
Dongyun Lee
""Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel."
- Benjamin Disraeli,
Niklas Asker
"Very illustrious Lord Dauphin, I am come, being sent on the part of God, to give succour to the kingdom and to you."
- Joan of Arc's first words to Charles VII:

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