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"A personal game-changer was when Ridley Scott cast me as King John, the King of England, for 'Robin Hood.'" - Oscar Isaac

"My inspirations include the Beatles - love, love, love them - Elton John, Carole King, and Stevie Wonder." - Gloria Estefan

"I want to be like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, and John Lennon... but I want to stay alive." - Madonna Ciccone

"In the earlier novels, Steve King tells us that John Farson, and perhaps even the Crimson King himself, are but other names and faces that belong to Walter O'Dim. However, in The Dark Tower, he tells us very clearly that Walter, John Farson, and the Crimson King are actually separate individuals." - Robin Furth

"John Paul II spoke to the commoner and to the king, to the tyrant and to the democrat in that same language of freedom." - Chris Matthews

"I heard Dr. King speaking on the radio, and it seemed like he was saying, "John Robert Lewis, you too can make a contribution. You can get involved!"" - John Lewis

"Today is a king in disguise." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"War is all and king of all" - Janet Morris

"A good king is a public servant." - Ben Jonson

"One king, one law, one faith." - Louis XVI of France

"He is a king who fears nothing, he is a king who desires nothing!" - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"The whole world is in revolt. Soon there will be only five Kings left-the King of England, the King of Spades, the King of Clubs, the King of Hearts, and the King of Diamonds." - King Farouk

"John Wayne was a consummate gentleman. Bigger than life." - Jennifer Oneill

"John Lennon was definitely my favorite Beatle, hands down." - Kurt Cobain

"John Ashcroft - John Ashcrack - ibid." - Jello Biafra

"Laurel and Hardy, that's John and Yoko. And we stand a better chance under that guise because all the serious people like Martin Luther King and Kennedy and Gandhi got shot." - John Lennon

"for my grief's so great That no supporter but the huge firm earth Can hold it up: here I and sorrows sit; Here is my throne, bid kings come bow to it. (Constance, from King John, Act III, scene 1)" - William Shakespeare

"Listen! John A. Logan is the Head Centre, the Hub, the King Pin, the Main Spring, Mogul, and Mugwump of the final plot by which partisanship was installed in the Commission." - Isaac H. Bromley

"The people who have impacted the world didn't live long. Martin Luther King. John F. Kennedy. These people who impact the world were not old people, but they lived so effectively that we cannot erase them from history," - Myles Munroe

"Listen! John A. Logan is the Head Center, the Hub, the King Pin, the Main Spring, Mogul and Mugwump of the final plot by which partisanship was installed in the Commission." - Isaac H. Bromley

"If it weren't for Liberace, there would be no Madonna or Lady Gaga, Elton John, Bette Midler, or Elvis because it was Liberace who helped the King glitz up his act." - Robin Leach

"We don't really know who killed Martin Luther King. We don't really know who killed Bobby Kennedy. We don't really know who killed John Kennedy. We don't really know who killed Tupac Shakur." - Cynthia Mckinney

"The people who have impacted the world didn't live long. Martin Luther King. John F. Kennedy. These people who impact the world were not old people, but they lived so effectively that we cannot erase them from history." - Myles Munroe

"My first six books were horror, I think because when I was young I loved Stephen King. John Wyndham, Daphne Du Maurier, and it's natural to try and emulate the books you first loved." - Sarah Pinborough

"No one told Miles Davis or BB King to pack it in. John Lee Hooker played literally up to the day he died. Why should pop musicians be any different?" - Paul Weller

"John Kerry wants to be the hero in his own drama. He likes King Arthur and the Round Table. He likes the young swashbuckling Churchill, and he loved the early antics of Theodore Roosevelt." - Douglas Brinkley

"You could be the king but watch the queen conquer" - Nicki Minaj

"Architecture is the king or queen of the arts," - Gaetano Pesce

"Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation." - George Bernard Shaw

"Till our King Henry had shook hands with Death." - William Shakespeare

"Thoughts are king, Trixie, king!" - Tiffanie DeBartolo

""March" was inspired by "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story." I actually first heard about that comic from John Lewis, who told me that it played an important role in the movement. And so once he told me about that, it made me start thinking, "Well, why doesn't John Lewis write his own comic book?"." - Andrew Aydin

"John Keats / John Keats / John / Please put your scarf on." - J D Salinger

"Don King sucks...Don King sucks...Don King sucks..." - Bob Arum

"Did you ever stop to thnk about all the people we kill? They're always people who tell us to live together in harmony and try to love one another: Jesus, Ghandi, Lincoln, John Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, John Lennon. They all said: 'Try to live together peacefully.' BAM! Right in the f-in head! Aparently we're not ready for that!" - George Carlin

"First, I wanted to be Chris Farley. When I was growing up, Chris Farley was still on the stages and fun to us. In my house, John Belushi was king. I didn't grow up when he was - I was born in '78 - the reruns of Belushi in 'Animal House,' and knowing he was at Second City, he was viewed as a king in my house." - Jake M. Johnson

"First, I wanted to be Chris Farley. When I was growing up, Chris Farley was still on the stages and fun to us. In my house, John Belushi was king. I didn't grow up when he was - I was born in '78 - the reruns of Belushi in 'Animal House,' and knowing he was at Second City, he was viewed as a king in my house." - Jake Johnson

"Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so Obama could run. Obama's running so we all can fly." - Jay-Z

"Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits." - Stephen Leacock

"A king is a mortal god on earth, unto whom the living God hath lent his own name as a great honour; but withal told him, he should die like a man, lest he should be proud, and flatter himself that God hath with his name imparted unto him his nature also. JOHN LOCKE, "Of a King", The Conduct of the Understanding: Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political A king may be a tool, a thing of straw; but if he serves to frighten our enemies, and secure our property, it is well enough: a scarecrow is a thing of straw, but it protects the corn." - Alexander Pope

"John Kerry, windsurfing dilettante" - Eleanor Clift

"John Toshack hates me." - Robbie Savage

"[The Aviator] came about through John Logan, who I've been friends with for many years." - Brent Spiner

"Godspeed, John Glenn." - Scott Carpenter

"Listen John-' 'Who's John?' 'You're John.' 'I'm John?' 'Yeah, I changed your name." - Dave Eggers

"I guess John Lennon had it right: give peace a chance." - Chris Odonnell

"John Wayne was one of the greatest ambassadors for the United States that ever lived." - Maureen Ohara

"John Hughes loved improvisers." - Edie Mcclurg

"John Kerry was always in front of the camera but not out doing the hard work." - Mitt Romney

"Recently, John and I got to go to Selma and perform it on the same bridge that Martin Luther King walked over. Once a landmark of a divided nation, the spirit of this bridge now for all people regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or social status. This bridge was built on hope and welded with compassion. Common" - John Legend

"John Lennon imagined a world filled with peace and love. Martin Luther King dreamt of a world free from racial discrimination and oppression. The guy who invented the Frisbee, dreamt of a world where people would throw a fat, circular object at each other in order to pass the time. He succeeded." - Jon Lajoie

"It's hard to deny that an alarming number of those who stood for peace, not war, were either killed by deranged lone gunmen or else died in suspicious circumstances. We refer of course to the likes of JFK, Martin Luther King, Benazir Bhutto, Bobby Kennedy and John Lennon, to name but a few." - James Morcan

"It's hard to deny that an alarming number of those who stood for peace, not war, were either killed by deranged lone gunmen or else died in suspicious circumstances. We refer of course to the likes of JFK, Martin Luther King, Benazir Bhutto, Bobby Kennedy and John Lennon, to name but a few." - James Morcan

"I listened to King Oliver and I listened to Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Archie Shepp... I listened to everything I could that came from that place that they call the blues but, in formality, isn't necessarily the blues." - Eric Clapton

"I wrote poetry, which got me into lyrics. Stevie Wonder, Carole King, Elton John pulled me into pop. I started singing with a band - just for fun - when I was 17. And pretty soon, I was thinking I could sing pop in English as well as Spanish." - Gloria Estefan

"Movies, TV, sports, come and go, but what you stand for is what people remember. Mandela, Martin Luther King, John Kennedy are people who really stood for something and were willing to die for it. You don't see a whole lot of that any more." - Christopher Judge

"It's hard to deny that an alarming number of those who stood for peace, not war, were either killed by deranged lone gunmen or else died in suspicious circumstances. We refer of course to the likes of JFK, Martin Luther King, Benazir Bhutto, Bobby Kennedy and John Lennon, to name but a few." - James Morcan

"When Gingrich attacked CNN's John King for bringing up his alleged proposal of an open marriage to his second wife, Gingrich accused him of lowering the level of discourse in a presidential debate, suggesting that such a discussion is unworthy of consideration by voters." - Robert Dallek

"My favorite country blues player was Big Bill Broonzy. City blues was Freddie King, but I liked them all - Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Ralph Willis, Lonnie Johnson, Brownie McGhee and the three Kings, B.B., Albert and Freddie. Jazz-wise, I listened to Django, Barney Kessel and Wes Montgomery." - Alvin Lee

"Beloved King of Comedy." - Mack Sennett

"If I feel like King King, I'll throw like King King." - Jack Morris

"The king was pregnant." - Ursula K Le Guin

"King of tha westcoast" - Snoop Dogg

"Remy you're my king." I hug him hard. "There's no chess game for me without you." - Katy Evans

"Every business is a monarchy with, not a man, but an idea as king." - Henry Ford

"He who reins within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king." - John Milton

"I scared Stephen King." - J K Rowling

"Within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court." - William Shakespeare

"My grandfather is the king, my Dad's the prince, I guess that makes me the butler." - Adam Petty

"In this body, He resides, the Lord of souls and the King of kings." - Swami Vivekananda

"Learn about the incorruptible King, and know his heroes who never inflict slaughter on the peoples." - Tertullian

"Elvis, you're still King." - Chubby Checker

"Well, I don't want to be king, I want to be real." - John Lennon

"Elvis is everywhere. Elvis is everything. Elvis is everybody. Elvis is still The King." - Mojo Nixon

"When the autumn meets the tranquillity, there you can see the King of the Sceneries!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Product is always king." - Daymond John

"God save the King!" - William the Silent

"George, be a King!" - William Makepeace Thackeray

"I would rather discover one scientific fact than become King of Persia." - Democritus

"In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." - Desiderius Erasmus

"A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king." - Homer

"After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box." - Proverbs

"Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box." - Proverbs

"The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king." - William Shakespeare

"My husband - my king." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself." - Pietro Aretino

"Perseverance is king." - Josh Billings

"Martin Luther King said America had given a bad check to black people." - Andrew Young

"John Goodman's pretty dark - I love John Goodman." - Todd Phillips

"John Wayne never wore Lycra." - Ron Kauk

"John Logan pretty much does the Woody Allen thing of just bringing people in and meeting them." - Brent Spiner

"God, I love John Cassavetes." - Angela Sarafyan

"Certainly I think the election of John Kennedy and all he stood for was one that really was an inspiration." - Birch Bayh

"I just shot John Lennon." - Mark David Chapman

"John Muir, Earth-planet, Universe." - John Muir

"I can't stand John McCain." - Harry Reid

"At the time of his death, John Kennedy had a national security establishment that was a writhing ball of snakes." - Charlie Pierce

"My most useful acting tip came from my pal John Wayne. Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much." - Michael Caine

"I actually graduated from the Chicago Academy for the Arts. I think John Cusack did as well." - Cecily Strong

"The John Ford pictures I made are highly regarded, but at the time they didn't seem like that." - Gloria Stuart

"I prefer the old masters, by which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." - Orson Welles

"When John Kennedy was assassinated I was twenty-three, a stockbroker on Wall Street and married, and I never ever thought that politics would be anything that I would be a part of. But I realized that I had to get involved. Then, when Martin Luther King was assassinated and the Vietnam War was raging, I felt that my world was falling apart. I had these two beautiful children - three and one - and I just said, "I have to make it better."" - Barbara Boxer

"How much he was shaped by being in the hospital so much as a kid. Because he was sick, he was a reader, and because he was a reader, [John F.] Kennedy had heroes. Because he had heroes, he went into politics. (Kennedy liked Sir Walter Scott, King Arthur's knights, and biographies of political leaders.) If he hadn't been sick, he might have been like everybody else in the family, a jock." - Chris Matthews

"In your short stay in Atlanta, I'm sure you saw that there was great competition between Martin's [Luther King] father and John Wesley Dobbs in terms of family status. You know, the bragging about whose child got a master's degree first and whose child, maybe, was the first Ph.D. Out of a background like that, the business of becoming a chairman of an important movement or a movement that symbolizes a certain amount of prestige is something you don't resist easily." - Ella Baker

"John Lewis has great history as a civil rights fighter.As a young man, he was one of the guys out there who was leading the parades during the [Martin Luther] King [Jr.] era. So, we all respect his history. But then I hear him crying the blues about Mr. [Donald] Trump and saying he's an illegitimate president, I take offense to that. If it's illegitimate, why is he going on?" - Jim Brown

"(Asked by John King about the political climate that existed in Washington at the time, and criticism of the Department of Justice under his management) Listen I don't expect an apology from men like Chuck Schumer, and I would put him and other individuals who were attacking me at the top of the list contributing to the low, low public perception of Congress, the integrity of Congress quite frankly." - Alberto Gonzales

"Every citizen is king under a citizen king." - Charles Simon Favart

"The king is dead! Long live the king!" - Saying

"King Louis XVI : It's good to be the king." - Mel Brooks

"On Friday a thief, on Sunday a King...the man Jesus Christ laid death in his grave!" - John Mark McMillan

"Man wants to be the king o' the rabbits, he best wear a pair o' floppy ears." - George R R Martin

"It doesn't matter whether you're the king of a country or... a fabulous Beatle; it's what's inside that counts." - George Harrison

"In Hollywood, Oscar is king" - David Letterman

"Yeah, the world would swing if I were king. Can I help it if I still dream time to time?" - Tom Petty

"Pale death with an impartial foot knocks at the hovels of the poor and the palaces of king." - Horace

"It was so hot today that Burger King was singing, "if you want it your way, cook it yourself."" - Johnny Carson

"I know that some readers think (The High King) should have ended differently. I cried for three days afterwards." - Lloyd Alexander

"Martin Luther King took us to the mountain top: I want to take us to the bank" - Don King

"A king of infinite space" - William Shakespeare

"A king should die standing." - Louis XVIII of France

"Yordi circumnavigated Ledley King there." - Ron Atkinson

"A king is history's slave." - Leo Tolstoy

"You are a king by your own fire-side, as much as any monarch in his throne." - Miguel De Cervantes

"It is no bad thing to be a king - to see one's house enriched and one's authority enhanced." - Homer

"King Abdullah is a reformer." - Al-Waleed bin Talal

"I'm King Of The World!!!" - James Cameron

"King Abdullah is a reformer." - Alwaleed Bin Talal

"Law is king of all." - Henry Alford

"Confidence is king in golf." - Jason Dufner

"Authority forgets a dying king." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"I'm an Angus King independent." - Jesse Ventura

"Treasures and armies do not make a king. A true king is a king within himself." - Rumi

"God save our gracious king! Long live our noble king! God save the king!" - Henry Carey

"King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France." - Joan Of Arc

"I've always wanted to marry Elton John." - Barry Manilow

"I love everything John Carpenters ever done." - D J Cotrona

"The Tanakh says John Lennon is wrong." - Daniel Gordis

"Why can't I beat up John Cena?" - Shawn Michaels

"John McCain has already tapped me" - Sarah Palin

"We've actually bought quite a number of historical pieces. We are doing a piece on the abolitionists, Harper's Ferry and the abolitionist John Brown with Paul Giamatti." - John Landgraf

"John McCain was a prisoner of war." - Fred Thompson

"I would love John McCain as president." - Kimberly Guilfoyle

"John Hurt was incredible to work with." - Judd Nelson

"Jeb Bush is the new John Connelly." - Chuck Todd

"London now has its own John Grisham." - Mark Billingham

"And that, said John, is that." - A A Milne

"I've watched a lot of my friends die, everyone from John Belushi, River Phoenix to Chris Farley. It just keeps going on and on." - Willie Aames

"John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time." - Maureen Ohara

"I saw some war heroes... John Kerry is not a war hero. He couldn't tie the shoes of some of the people in Coastal Division 11." - John Oneill

"The mustache represented the old John; I didn't want to be that guy anymore, so I shaved it off. It was ritualistic in a way." - John Oates



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