Quotations that match 'crown'.

No cross no crown. Francis Quarles
[ Cross Crown]
The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir. Jane Grey
[ Crown Heir Lady Mary Right Rightful]
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred. Pierre Corneille
[ Condemn Court Crown Disaster Either Hatred Revenge Take Your]
But I must think that an address to his majesty to remove one of his servants, without so much as alleging any particular crime against him, is one of the greatest encroachments that was ever made upon the prerogatives of the crown. Robert Walpole
[ Address Against Alleging Any Crime Crown Encroachments Ever Greatest Him His Made Majesty Much Must Particular Prerogatives Remove Servants Think Upon Without]
We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown. William Booth
[ Bear Cross Crown Else Must Our Ourselves Place Rob Somebody Take Thereby Up Us Wake Will]
When I got involved with The Five Crowns who later became The Drifters, and we got this hit record, I still was looking at this as kind of a fun thing. Ben E. King
[ Became Crowns Five Fun Got Hit Involved Kind Later Looking Record Still Thing]
At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong, the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China. This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese; any patriotic American should celebrate it as well. Robert Trout
[ American Any British Celebrate Celebrated China Chinese Colony Crown Event July Midnight Only Patriotic Restored Should Well Which Will]
When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory. John Foxe
[ Christians Crowned Crowns Eternal Flowers Garlands Glory Heaven Martyrdom Occasions Received These Upon Were Which]
Luther was guilty of two great crimes - he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Belly Crimes Crown Great Guilty His Luther Monks Pope Struck Their Two]
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. Og Mandino
[ Anyone Art Benefactor Better Crown Does Else End Energy Even His Knows Mankind Merits Only Person Raises Raising Receives Rewarded Such Than Thing]
It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. Friedrich Schiller
[ Blame Criminal Crown Daring Diminishes Fortune Greatness Guilt Increases Mark Purse Steal]
I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in the crown of American cinema. Tatum O'Neal
[ American Cinema Crown Facet Felt Jewel Privileged Such]
A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times. Alfred Lord Tennyson
[ Crown Happier Remembering Sorrow Times]
A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing. Pearl Bailey
[ Crown Hurts Us Wearing Worth]
Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown. Althea Gibson
[ Being Champion Crown Eat Good Well]
The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. James Shirley
[ Against Armour Blood Crooked Crown Death Down Dust Equal Fate Glories Hand His Icy Kings Lays Made Must Our Poor Scepter Shadows Spade State Substantial Things Tumble]
If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake. George Ripley
[ Any Benefit Century Crowning Discover Glory Imagine Indifferent Literary Masses Mistake Movement Nineteenth Preceding Radical Remarks Soon Their Tone Which Will]
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long. Marie Antoinette
[ Alone Away Blood Children Crown Deprived Husband Killed Long Make Mother Queen Remains Suffer Take Took Wife]
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown. Elizabeth I
[ Any Anything Crown Extreme Go Rather Reputation Suffer Than Unworthy Would]
A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in. Frederick The Great
[ Crown Hat Lets Merely Rain]
Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end. John Webster
[ Best Beyond Crown Death End Fame Friend Integrity Life Nobly Shall Which]
Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure. Pat Riley
[ Adventure Ambition Career Crown Greatest Honorable Life Men Most Politics Public Regarded Still Young]
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them. Elizabeth I
[ Being Brave Crown Frighten Frightened Given God Least Neighbours Our Prevent Soldiers Such Them Us]
He that hath no cross deserves no crown. Francis Quarles
[ Cross Crown Deserves Hath]
To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it. Elizabeth I
[ Bear Crown Glorious King More Pleasant See Than Them Thing Wear]
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end. Robert Herrick
[ Conquer Contend Crowns End Fight First Must Shall Us]
By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy. George Bancroft
[ Common Consent Crown Envy Excite Glory Gray Hairs Never Object Only Respect]
Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament? Robert Walpole
[ Administration Any Been Both Crown Either Employments Ever His Houses Majesty Measures Members Opposing Other Parliament Removed Servants Some Their Told True Under Were]
The man forget not, though in rags he lies, and know the mortal through a crown's disguise. Mark Akenside
[ Crown Disguise Forget Know Lies Man Mortal Rags Though Through]
I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head. Halle Berry
[ Crown Head Lot Spent Time]
The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof. Thomas Hobbes
[ Crowned Deceased Empire Ghost Grave Other Roman Sitting Than Thereof Upon]
He ne'er is crowned with immortality Who fears to follow where airy voices lead. John Keats
[ Crowned Er Fears Follow Immortality Lead Voices Where]
You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars. Thomas Traherne
[ Aright Clothed Crowned Enjoy Heavens Itself Never Sea Stars Till Veins World Your]
The crown of literature is poetry. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Crown Literature Poetry]
I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Am Any Bonfire Bring Crown Disrespect England Make Marketplace Our Prepared Quite Them Titles Without]
The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia. Frank Carlucci
[ Arabia Broaden Crown Governing Needs Participation Political Prince Said Saudi]
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival. Kurt Vonnegut
[ Brain Crowning Evolution Far Glory Human Poor Scheme Survival Taught Think Very]
Uneasy lies the head that craves the crown. Howard Koch
[ Craves Crown Head Lies Uneasy]
The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin. Frank Harris
[ Being Capital Christian Churches Crowning Degraded Fiend Following Goodness Higher Idiotic Impulse Inspiration Into Jesus Love Morality Offered Our Paul Rejected Sin Spirit Things Turned Two Were]
With this announcement today, the Army has made it clear what we have known all along - that Fort Riley is truly the crown jewel of the United States Army. Jim Ryun
[ Along Announcement Army Clear Crown Fort Jewel Known Made Riley States Today Truly United]
Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of landed property to be divided, large estates, crown lands, government land, and the estates held by the monasteries. Herman Gorter
[ Amount Crown Divided Enormous Estates Government Held Land Landed Lands Large Moreover Property Russia]
The men and women cut their hair close round to the ears and eyes. The women, after the manner of the Parthians, cover their heads with a large white veil, folded together in the form of a crown. Giraldus Cambrensis
[ After Close Cover Crown Cut Ears Eyes Folded Form Hair Heads Large Manner Men Round Their Together Veil White Women]
Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome, were united under one crown imperial. They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome. John Lothrop Motley
[ Again Already Been Crown Fall First Had Imperial Netherlands Once Rome Since Slavery Their Thus Time Under United Were]
The end crowneth the work. Elizabeth I
[ End Work]
That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown. Christopher Marlowe
[ Bliss Crown Earthly Felicity Fruition Perfect Sole Sweet]
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues. Franz Kafka
[ Beginning Crown Idleness Vice Virtues]
I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver. Rodger Ward
[ Assure Car Crown Damn Driver Experience Get Good Into Kind Makes Midget Perhaps Race Really Silver Sprint Training]
We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew, Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. Joshua A. Norton
[ Catholic Churches Command Crowned Emperor Hebrew Hereby Leaders Mexico Protector Protestant Sanctify States United Us]
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is, or help to half-a-crown. Thomas Hardy
[ Any Bar Curious Down Fellow Help Met Quaint Shoot Treat War Where Yes]
All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs. Andrew Fletcher
[ Advice Affairs Been Court Crowns Designs England English Filled Kingdom Knew Managed Men Ministers Offices Our Principal Since Subservient Such Their Union Would]
Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader. George H. Walker
[ Aliens Crown Leader Sometime Their Wish Would]
At the concert I'm going to crown the best looking man, Mr. Tampa. Bald men definitely have an edge. Christine Lavin
[ Bald Best Concert Crown Definitely Edge Going Looking Man Men Mr Tampa]
And therefore, for the sake of my mater, without any regard for my own, I hope all those that have a due regard for our constitution and for the rights and prerogatives of the crown, without which our constitution can not be preserved, will be against this motion. Robert Walpole
[ Against Any Constitution Crown Due Hope Motion Our Own Prerogatives Preserved Regard Rights Sake Therefore Those Which Will Without]
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Act Age Crown Last Life Old Our Play]
There are no crown princes at Ford. Edsel Ford
[ Crown Ford Princes]
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones. Herbert Kaufman
[ Bigger Crowns Empire Fought Higher Makers Seats Than Things]
Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation. Walter Lang
[ Being Creation Crown God Image Made Man]
Love is the crowning grace of humanity. Petrarch
[ Crowning Grace Humanity Love]
I won the crown for what I am - I'm certainly not going to let go of that! Nafisa Joseph
[ Am Certainly Crown Go Going Won]
In the kingdom of heaven it is His work that will be crowned, not yours. Anything in you that He has not wrought Himself will count for nothing. Johannes Tauler
[ Anything Count Crowned Heaven Himself His Kingdom Nothing Will Work Wrought Yours]
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown. Thomas Carlyle
[ Crown Enemy Fight Victory]
I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Am America Between British Canada Choose Country Crown England Identical Interests Manifest States Subject Those United Whenever]
The crest and crowning of all good, life's final star, is Brotherhood. Edwin Markham
[ Brotherhood Crest Crowning Final Good Life Star]
Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory. Ovid
[ Crown Gain Give Opponent Thus Victory Way Will Your]
Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader. George Noory
[ Aliens Crown Leader Sometime Their Wish Would]
I find it hard to believe that human beings are the crowning achievement of life on earth. Something better than us has to come along. Doug Coupland
[ Achievement Along Beings Believe Better Come Crowning Earth Find Hard Human Life Something Than Us]
Have I given any symptoms of an avaricious disposition? Have I obtained any grants from the crown since I have been placed at the head of the treasury? Has my conduct been different from that which others in the same station would have followed? Robert Walpole
[ Any Been Conduct Crown Different Disposition Followed Given Grants Head Obtained Others Placed Same Since Station Symptoms Treasury Which Would]
Now I am near to the getting of my crown, which shall be sure; for I bless the Lord, and desire all of you to bless Him that He hath brought me here, and makes me triumph over devils, and men, and sin: they shall wound me no more. Donald Cargill
[ Am Bless Brought Crown Desire Devils Getting Hath Here Him Lord Makes Men More Near Now Over Shall Sin Sure Triumph Which Wound]
The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding. Winifred Holtby
[ Annihilation Crown Happiness Life Neither Nor Understanding]
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine. Friedrich Schiller
[ Crown Divine Fighting Gain Great Reject]
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. James Russell Lowell
[ Crowning Endurance Great Hearts Passion Patience Quality]
In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges. Andrew Jackson
[ Against Always Appointed Crown England Good Here Independence Independent Judges More Protect Re-Elect Seven Should Than Would Years]
Since, therefore, individuals as well as the public are so indebted to these writers for the benefits they enjoy, I think them not only entitled to the honour of palms and crowns, but even to be numbered among the gods. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Among Benefits Crowns Enjoy Entitled Even Gods Honour Indebted Individuals Numbered Only Palms Public Since Them Therefore These Think Well Writers]
And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time. Carl Yastrzemski
[ Between Choice Crown Every Pennant Take Time Triple]
Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown. Thomas Becket
[ Came Christ Crown Effort Ever Faith Gave Give New Radiance Real Remember Saints Storms Sufferings Testimony Those Truth Weathered Were Which Wins Without]
Reason is God's crowning gift to man. Sophocles
[ Crowning Gift God Man Reason]
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art. Frederic Chopin
[ Achievement After Art Crowning Emerges Final More Notes Played Quantity Reward Simplicity Vast]
The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Crowned Full Ghosts Gloom Graces Haunted Hill House Many Muses Old Poets Sunshine Too Visited]
Look to Africa, for there a king will be crowned. Marcus Garvey
[ Africa Crowned King Look Will]
I have been represented as a Protestant minister; there was not one of the canvassers of the honourable gentlemen opposite that did not represent to the people that I was not a Minister of the Crown, but that I was a Protestant minister. Wilfrid Laurier
[ Been Crown Did Gentlemen Honourable Minister Opposite Protestant Represent Represented]
I am more fond of achieving than striving. My theories must prove to be facts or be discarded as worthless. My efforts must soon be crowned with success, or discontinued. Carolyn Wells
[ Achieving Am Crowned Discarded Discontinued Efforts Facts Fond More Must Prove Soon Striving Success Than Theories Worthless]
Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I. Ralph Nader
[ Crown Did Founders George Iii Order Our Richard Us]
A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm. James Thomas Fields
[ Any Barn Blessing Crown Descend Door Down Every Farm Farmer Fast Growing Harm Him His Homestead Kind Known Life Load Luck Might Nailed Never Picked Pour Road Travelling Up Upon Wife]