Queen Elizabeth owned silk stockings. The capitalist achievement does not typically consist in providing more silk stockings for queens but in bringing them within the reach of factory girls in return for steadily decreasing amount of effort.
I was appalled to find that the mathematical notation on which I had been raised failed to fill the needs of the courses I was assigned, and I began work on extensions to notation that might serve. In particular, I adopted the matrix algebra used in my thesis work, the systematic use of matrices and higher-dimensional arrays (almost) learned in a course in Tensor Analysis rashly taken in my third year at Queen’s, and (eventually) the notion of Operators in the sense introduced by Heaviside in his treatment of Maxwell’s equations.kenneth e. iverson
There are whole veins of diamonds in thine eyes, Might furnish crowns for all the Queens of earth.philip james bailey
Trivandrum was the capital of the Princely State of Travancore, which was ruled by Hindu Kings and Queens, and it continues to be the state capital of the present day KeralaSelvister Ponnumuthan, in The Spirituality of Basic Ecclesial Communities in the Socio-religious ..., 1996, p.62
Women have been called Queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.Louisa May Alcott
I get offered so many bad movies. And they're all raging Queens or transvestites or Martians.david bowie
God promised by the mouth of Isaiah that Queens should be the nursing mothers of the church...john calvin
There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good Queens, than of good kings.sarah grimké
For milkmaids and Queens and gipsy-princessesDream and kiss blindfold or starve upon guesses.thomas sturge moore
Biographical history, as taught in our public schools, is still largely a history of boneheads: ridiculous kings and Queens, paranoid political leaders, compulsive voyagers, ignorant generals the flotsam and jetsam of historical currents. The men who radically altered history, the great scientists and mathematicians, are seldom mentioned, if at all.martin gardner
Everyone goes to the 'Grands-Boulevards' (in Paris, ed.) and let himself loose… …Do not picture these in costume, they are not for the most part… …perhaps a clown with a big nose, or two girls with bare necks and short skirts… …the parade of the Queens of the halls (markets) is also one of the events… …Some are pretty but look awkward in their silk dresses and crowns, particularly as the broad sun displays their defects – perhaps a neck too thin or a painted face which shows ghastley white in the sunlight.Edward Hopper
They say that the world rests on the backs of 36 living saints 36 unselfish men and women. Because of them the world continues to exist. They are the secret kings and Queens of this world.Neil Gaiman, in The Sandman #31: "Three Septembers and a January", Death, speaking to Emperor Norton I.
'Tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds and doth belie All corners of the world; kings, Queens and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters.William Shakespeare, "Pisanio" in Cymbeline, Act III, scene 4, line 35.
Before you criticize Queens, fairies or someone who acts "too queer", consider where we'd be without them.Kenneth Hanes, "The Gay Guy's Guide to Life"
These Queens are fully mature. We are exceeding estimates. You should call the doctor and let him know that we're going to start preparing the harvest for shipping.Who: Pearce Stephens
It seems to me that kings – and Queens – can be fools when they forget what they are and act like who they are, but they’re worse when they only remember what they are and forget who.robert jordan
America may not realize it yet, but Latin prototypes are being created right now, and not just by me. They are these mambo kings and salsa Queens, Aztec lords and Inca princesses, every Hernandez and Fernandez, whom this country will one day come to understand and respect.john leguizamo
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