The consumer, so it is said, is the King?each is a voter who uses his money as votes to get the things done that he wants done.Paul Anthony Samuelson
Strepsiades: Vortex reigns, having expelled Zeus. (tr. Hickie 1853, vol. 1, Perseus ) Strepsiades: ‘Tis the Whirlwind, that has driven out Zeus and is King now. (tr. Athen. 1912, vol. 1, p. 350) Strepsiades: Whirl is King, having driven out Zeus. (tr. in Lippmann 1929, p. 1 and 4 )Aristophanes
My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King and Country and I am envious only of glory; for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive.horatio nelson
William Lyon Mackenzie King Sat in a corner and played with string, Loved his mother like anything, William Lyon Mackenzie King.Dennis Lee, "William Lyon Mackenzie King"
Not least among the qualities ina great King is a capacity to permit his Ministers to serve him.cardinal richelieu
And whenhewas atthelast gasp, hesaid,Thou likea fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life.Bible (Apocrypha)
[King Edward] was careful not to tear England violently from the splendid isolation in which she had wrapped herself.Poincaré, speech at Cannes (April 13, 1912).
That's part of our policy, is not to be taken seriously, because I think our opposition, whoever they may be, in all their manifest forms, don't know how to handle humor. You know, and we are humorous, we are, what are they, Laurel and Hardy. That's John and Yoko, and we stand a better chance under that guise, because all the serious people, like Martin Luther King, and Kennedy, and Gandhi, got shot.john lennon
The world is a King, and like a King, desires flattery in return for favor; but true art is selfish and perverse — it will not submit to the mold of flattery.Ludwig van Beethoven
Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven; To his feet thy tribute bring. Ransomed, healed, restored, forgiven, Who like me his praise should sing?Henry Francis Lyte
The Sardinians are a sturdy race, but at the same time alert, lively, and brave, even to rashness:;; firm friends but implacable enemies; quick of understanding, of vivacious imagination and passionately fond of poetry, zealous in maintaining their rights and liberty, but loyal and fond of their King and Country.John Smith - A System of Modern Geography: Or, the Natural and Political History of the Present State of the World, Volume 2 - Sherwood Neely and Jones, 1811
Wave after wave, each mightier than the last, Till last, a ninth one, gathering half the deep And full of voices, slowly rose and plunged Roaring, and all the wave was in a flame: And down the wave and in the flame was borne A naked babe, and rode to Merlin's feet, Who stoopt and caught the babe, and cried "The King! Here is an heir for Uther!"Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in Idylls of the King, The Coming of Arthur
In the age of chivalry, and in the very year when Caxton published Malory's Morte d'Arthur with its uplifting theme of knightly virtue and purity, England found itself under the heel of a King whose very first act [stripping and parading Richard's corpse] was one of calculated barbarity. By contrast, Richard III's end would prove to represent England's last personification of the monarch as the flower of chivalry: the last King leading his men shoulder to shoulder in battle, but more than that, attempting to curtail the bloodshed by settling the outcome in single combat.richard iii of england
I came to see a King, not a row of corpses.After having visited the mausoleum of Alexander the Great in Alexandria, Augustus was asked if he also wanted to visit the mausoleum of the Ptolemies; in Suetonius, Divus Augustus, paragraph 16. Translation: Robert Graves, 1957.
Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant KingThomas Nashe, Summer's Last Will and Testament (1600), lines 161–164.
Sooth'd with the sound, the King grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain.john dryden
Or ever the knightly years were gone With the old world to the grave, I was a King in Babylon And you were a Christian Slave.W. F. Henley, Echoes, XXXVII; Reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 241-42.
Sowill Igo in untothe King, which isnot according tothe law: and if I perish, I perish.Bible (Old Testament)
Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm from an anointed King; The breath of worldly men cannot depose The deputy elected by the Lord.King Richard, Scene II (Act III)
The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King.william shakespeare
A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a King, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.william shakespeare
There was a state without King or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.rufus choate
The kingdom of God is a crash-bang opera: the King is dramatic, demanding, and unavoidable.alan hirsch
One man may as easily destroy, as govern: be King or Anti-King.ursula k. le guin
All this "King" stuff is pure bullshit. I eat and sleep and go to the bathroom just like anyone else. I'm just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time.clark gable
Technically, I think he is the King of what's fundamental in the game - control and passing. I don't think anyone can match him when it comes to controlling or receiving the ball.Zinedine Zidane
If he be not fellow with the best King, thou shalt find the best King of good fellows.King Henry, scene ii
The Molossians were the strongest and, decisive for Macedonia, most easterly of the three most important Epirote tribes, which, like Macedonia but unlike the Thesprotians and the Chaonians, still retained their monarchy. They were Greeks, spoke a similar dialect to that of Macedonia, suffered just as much from the depredations of the Illyrians and were in principle the natural partners of the Macedonian King who wished to tackle the Illyrian problem at its roots.Malcolm Errington, "A History of Macedonia", University of California Press, February 1993
But methought it lessened my esteem of a King, that he should not be able to command the rain.Samuel Pepys
In the name of the Constitution,Cromwell took up arms, executed the King, dissolved Parliament, imprisoned some, and beheaded others.Joseph originally Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili Stalin