Quotes of Duke

“ The princes of Zoan are become fools, the princes of Noph are deceived; they have also seduced Egypt, even they that are the stay of the tribes thereof. ”

- Bible

“ A fully equipped Duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and Dukes are just as great a terror, and they last longer. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them. ”

- Lillie Langtry

“ And though it is much to be a nobleman, it is more to be a gentleman. ”

- Anthony Trollope

“ There have been several Duchesses of Westminster but there is only one Chanel! ”

- Coco Chanel

“ I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ Ambassadors cropped up like hay, Prime Ministers and such as they grew like asparagus in May, and dukes were three a penny. ”

- William Gilbert

“ When I am in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a drawing room full of dukes. ”

- W. H. Auden

“ The parson knows enough who knows a Duke. ”

- William Cowper

“ The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. ”

- Terry Pratchett

“ When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. ”

- W. H. Auden

“ In a way, you might say that David Duke is the son of Willie Horton. Duke is more overt, of course, but he's really just pushing the same buttons and sending the same coded messages that the Horton ads did so effectively for the Bush campaign last year. ”

- Judd Rose

“ In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers, the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see him putting on his vest and almost humming. It was subtle, but you knew what happened. Give me a towel and some blankets any day! ”

- Angie Dickinson

“ Take all your dukes and marquesses and earls and viscounts, pack them into one chamber, call it the House of Lords to satisfy their pride and then strip it of all political power. It's a solution so perfectly elegant and preposterous that only the British could have managed it. ”

- Charles Krauthammer

“ In a party tent poised somewhere between romance and avarice, an auctioneer hammered out the sale of the first of the costly baubles that were scattered as love tokens across the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. ”

- Francis X. Clines
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