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If you shoot at a king you must kill him.Ralph Waldo Emerson
The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred.Seneca the Younger
Kings have many ears and eyes.
He that can work is born to be king of something.Thomas Carlyle
They say that kings are made in the image of God. If that is what he looks like, I feel sorry for God.Frederick II of Prussia
Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.John Dryden
He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing!Seneca the Younger
Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.William Penn
All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised.Mark Twain
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
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.George Bernard Shaw
Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings.Frederick II of Prussia
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?Christopher Marlowe
Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.Herbert Spencer
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.John Selden