Littleman, littleman! The word 'must' isnotto be usedto princes!
I have no commiseration for princes. My sympathies are reserved for the great mass of mankind ….henry clay
When he says that in that day all his thoughts perish, or flow away, perhaps under this expression he censures the madness of princes in setting no bounds to their hopes and desires, and scaling the very heavens in their ambition, like the insane Alexander of Macedon, who, upon hearing that there were other worlds, wept that he had not yet conquered one, although soon after the funeral urn sufficed him.John Calvin, in his interpretation of Psalm 146 in On The Book Of Psalms (1557) as translated by Rev. James Anderson (1849)
Perfect happiness, by princes sought, Is not with birth born, nor exchequers bought.George Chapman
Must is not a word to be used to princes! Little man, little man, if your late father were here he would never dare utter such a word.To Robert Cecil when he said, in her final illness (March 1603), that she must go to bed.
Can princes born in palaces be sensible of the misery of those who dwell in cottages?stanisław leszczyński
Deux grands princes qui se voudroient bien entr'aymer, ne se devroient jamais voir, mais envoyer bonnes gens et sages les uns vers les autres, et ceux là les entretiendroient ou amenderoient les fautes.philippe de commines
Les roys et princes en sont trop plus forts, quand ils l'entreprennent du consentement de leurs subjets, et en sont plus craints de leurs ennemis.philippe de commines
Et ne savez-vous plus qu'il n'est princes ni rois Qu'elle daigne égaler à ses moindres bourgeois?pierre corneille
Each generation is inclined to educate its young so as to get along in the present world instead of with a view to the proper end of education: the promotion of the best possible realization of humanity as humanity. Parents educate their children so that they may get on; princes educate their subjects as instruments of their own purpose.john dewey
Would not the German princes at least intercede with Philip? Would they hinder the passage of the royal mercenaries from Germany? Saxony, Hesse, Wurtemburg, and the rest offer excellent advice, to beware of Philip, not to drive him to extremity, to avoid outrages.william the silent
There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire to, That sweet aspect of princes, and their ruin, More pangs and fears than wars or women have.william shakespeare
La faveur des princes n'exclut pas le mérite, et ne le suppose pas aussi.The favor of princes does not preclude the existence of merit, and yet does not prove that it exists.
Search then the ruling passion; there alone, The wild are constant, and the cunning known; The fool consistent, and the false sincere; Priests, princes, women, no dissemblers here.Alexander Pope
And bid her steal into the pleached bower, Where honeysuckles, ripen'd by the sun, Forbid the sun to enter, like favorites, Made proud by princes, that advance their pride Against that power that bred it.william shakespeare
Deux grands princes qui se voudroient bien entr'aymer, ne se devroient jamais voir, mais envoyer bonnes gens et sages les uns vers les autres, et ceux là les entretiendroient ou amenderoient les fautes.Two princes who wish to remain on friendly terms should never see each other but send good and wise men to one another, and these should maintain their friendship and amend any faults.
Les roys et princes en sont trop plus forts, quand ils l'entreprennent du consentement de leurs subjets, et en sont plus craints de leurs ennemis.Kings and princes have much more power when they undertake some enterprise on the advice of their subjects. They are then more feared by their enemies.
Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have rest from their evils no, nor the human race, as I believe and then only will this our State have a possibility of life and behold the light of day.473c
One murder made a villain,Millions a hero. princes were privilegedTo kill, and numbers sanctified the crime.Beilby Porteus
One murder made a villain, Millions a hero. princes were privileged To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime .Beilby Porteus
They say princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a Prince as soon as his groom.Ben Jonson
The best princes have ever encouraged and Promoted Freedom of Speech; they know that upright Measures would defend themselves, and that all upright Men would defend them.Cato's Letters, John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon (Letter Number 15, Of Freedom of Speech, That the Same is inseparable from Publick Liberty, February 4, 1720).
Yet stay, heaven gates are not so highly arch'd As princes' palaces; they that enter there, Must go upon their knees.john webster
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