Quotes of Imperial

“ We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet! ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ It is best to be yourself, imperial, plain and true. ”

- Robert Browning

“ He is a tall, grandly built man; she tall and delicate. Both are narrow-faced with long, imperial noses; as they pose for pictures, it is a turkey buzzard sharing companionably with an egret. ”

- Richard Eder

“ When you look at Prince Charles, don't you think that someone in the Royal family knew someone in the Royal family? ”

- Robin Williams

“ Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent as more suitable; A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ It is a noble land that God has given us: a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would enclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe. ”

- Albert J. Beveridge

“ My whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong. But I shall not have the strength to carry out this resolution alone unless you join in it with me. ”

- Queen Elizabeth II

“ Popular culture is the new Babylon, into which so much art and intellect now flow. It is our imperial sex theater, supreme temple of the western eye. We live in the age of idols. The pagan past, never dead, flames again in our mystic hierarchies of stardom. ”

- Camille Paglia

“ Those who came to the United States didn't realize they were white until they got here. They were told they were white. They had to learn they were white. An Irish peasant coming from British imperial abuse in Ireland during the potato famine in the 1840s, arrives in the United States… ”

- Cornel West
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