Quotes of Emperor

“ True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Erroneous vassals! the great King of Kings Hath in the table of his law commanded That thou shalt do no murder. Will you then Spurn at his edict, and fulfil a man's? ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I'd rather be a fencepost in Texas, than the king of Tennessee. ”

- Unknown

“ Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new. ”

- Aeschylus

“ You had better have one King than five hundred. ”

- Charles II

“ It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. ”

- Neil Gaiman

“ He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled. ”

- Aristotle

“ Kings cannot ennoble thee, thou good, great soul, for One who is higher than kings hath done that for thee; but a king can confirm thy nobility to men. ”

- Mark Twain

“ What luck for rulers that men do not think. ”

- Adolf Hitler

“ The people are fashioned according to the example of their kings; and edicts are of less power than the life of their ruler. ”

- Claudian

“ Emperor? You old fake! / You're no Emperor. You're just an onion. / Now then, little Peer, I'm going to peel you. ”

- Henry Jacobsen

“ Next time what I'd do is look at the earth before saying anything. I'd stop just before going into a house and be an emperor for a minute and listen better to the wind or to the air being still. ”

- William Stafford

“ It is the end. But of what? The end of France? No. The end of kings? Yes. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Prepare against her the nations with the kings of the Medes, the captains thereof, and all the rulers thereof, and all the land of his dominion. ”

- Bible

“ A ruler isn't always straight. ”

- Robert Half

“ In Spain there's the king - and then there's Antonio. ”

- Melanie Griffith

“ And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did it, as did also your rulers. ”

- Bible

“ The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor. ”

- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

“ Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball. ”

- Charles V

“ Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball. ”

- Charles V

“ Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ He wrapped himself in quotations — as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ I have seen three emperors in their nakedness, and the sight was not inspiring. ”

- Otto Von Bismarck

“ I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor. ”

- Lord Byron

“ No emperor has the power to dictate to the heart. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ The fact that I was a girl never damaged my ambitions to be a pope or an emperor. ”

- Willa Lather

“ You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler. ”

- Denis Waitley

“ Death may be the King of terrors… but Jesus is the King of kings! ”

- Dwight L. Moody

“ The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli
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