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"Homecoming means more than kings and queens." - Anonymous

"The gods of men are sillier than their kings and queens, and emptier and more powerless." - Maxwell Anderson

"I have walked majestically with kings and queens and presidents and other heads of states." - John Henrik Clarke

"The world is full of Kings and Queens, Who blind your eyes and steal your dreams." - Ronnie James Dio

"We love to entertain kings and queens, but at Disneyland, everyone is a V.I.P." - Walt Disney

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I've slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

"I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more." - Josephine Baker

"Why do the Gods make kings and queens if not to protect the ones who can't protect themselves?" - George R R Martin

"Do you know why they call a drummer's seat a throne? Because drummers are kings and queens." - Ed Thigpen

"When I walk the streets, kings and queens step aside, every woman I meet, they all stay satisfied." - George Thorogood

"Men like the kings and the queens because men are weak! No strong man accepts any king or queen!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"What little peace and order the five kings left us will not long survive the three queens, I fear." - George R R Martin

"The queens in history compare favorably with the kings." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"I have wined and dined with kings and queens and I"ve slept in alleys and dined on pork and beans." - Dusty Rhodes

"The histories of the poor and the powerless are as important as those of their conquerors, their colonizers, their kings and queens." - Johnnetta B. Cole

"The bards sing of love, they celebrate slaughter, they extol kings and flatter queens, but were I a poet I would write in praise of friendship." - Bernard Cornwell

"Kings and queens might do wicked things, but they don't nag. One thing I like about Bloody Mary: she never said a word about lung cancer." - Florence King

"All kings and queens are not born of royal bloodlines. Some become royal because of what they do once they realize who they are" - Pharrell Williams

"Everybody must be managed. Queens must be managed. Kings must be managed, for men want managing almost as much as women, and that's saying a good deal." - Thomas Hardy

"The phone company handles 84 billion calls a year-everything from kings, queens, and presidents to the scum of the earth." - Lily Tomlin

"Tortall and the Queens Riders!" - Tamora Pierce

"There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good queens, than of good kings." - Sarah Moore Grimke

"There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good queens, than of good kings." - Sarah Grimke

"I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad." - Josephine Baker

"It was a dream world, a kind of Alice in Wonderland, with its kings and queens, princes and princesses, and our millions of loyal subjects. But it wasn't real, and it couldn't last." - Sylvia Sidney

"Fear is concealed in smiles and flashing teeth. 'Please say you still love me,' the kings and queens are really saying. And, when they fare badly, they return to their palaces and sleep fitfully." - Shirley Maclaine

"The sylphs and ondines And the sea-kings and queens Long ago, long ago, on the waves built a city, As lovely as seems To some bard in his dreams, The soul of his latest love-ditty." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"It seems to me that kings - and queens - can be fools when they forget what they are and act like who they are, but they're worse when they only remember what they are and forget who." - Robert Jordan

"One of the things that I noticed with my own eyes was Nelson Mandela ability to engage with kings and queens and heads of state on the one hand, and his ability to engage with ordinary people, equally comfortably." - Kumi Naidoo

"It seems to me that kings and queens can be fools when they forget what they are and act like who they are, but they're worse when they only remember what they are and forget who." - Robert Jordan

"We both believe in monsters. But all the ghosts and demons are you. And all the angels and genies are you. All the kings, queens, Buddhas, beautiful boys. Inside you. No one can take them away. (Missing Angel Juan.)" - Francesca Lia Block

"In the games of queens and kings, we leave our dreams at the door and we make do with what we have. Sometimes if we"re fortunate, we still manage to have a good life." - Melina Marchetta

"In the games of queens and kings, we leave our dreams at the door and we make do with what we have. Sometimes if we're fortunate, we still manage to have a good life." - Melina Marchetta

"It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey. Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective." - A N Wilson

"We all deserve to live in a world where our rights aren't violated at the whim of our leaders. It doesn't matter if our leaders are kings and queens, or the people who claim to save us from them." - Diana Peterfreund

"One of the world's most popular entertainments is a deck of cards, which contains thirteen each of four suits, highlighted by kings, queens and jacks, who are possibly the queen's younger, more attractive boyfriends." - Daniel Handler

"News flash, lady. There are no queens anymore," Shane said. He loaded shells in a shotgun and snapped it shut, then searched for a place to strap it on that didn't interfere with the flamethrower. "No queens, no kings, no emperors. Not in America. Only CEOs. Same thing, but not so many crowns." - Rachel Caine

"News flash, lady. There are no queens anymore," Shane said. He loaded shells in a shotgun and snapped it shut, then searched for a place to strap it on that did' interfere with the flamethrower. "No queens, no kings, no emperors. Not in America. Only CEOs. Same thing, but not so many crowns." - Rachel Caine

"Perhaps this was what Queens did. Perhaps they held their Kings in the darkness, deep within their castles and allowed them that moment of weakness they could never show to anyone else. Perhaps they gave strength to their Kings, because everyone else only took it from them." - David Gaider

"If horse racing is the sport of kings, then drag racing must be the sport of queens." - Bert Sugar

"More men would be treated like kings if they would only treat their wives like queens instead of servants." - Randall Wright

"If horse racing is the sport of kings, then drag racing must be the sport of queens." - Bert R. Sugar

"America may not realize it yet, but Latin prototypes are being created right now, and not just by me. They are these mambo kings and salsa queens, Aztec lords and Inca princesses, every Hernandez and Fernandez, whom this country will one day come to understand and respect." - John Leguizamo

"Way back in the old days, say in Europe of the Middle Ages, you had an aristocracy, and they could afford to pay for musicians. The kings and queens had musicians in the castles, and that developed into symphony orchestras and what we call "Classical music" now." - Pete Seeger

"What do you do after you are world-famous and nineteen or twenty and you have sat with prime ministers, kings and queens, the Pope? Do you go back home and take a job? What do you do to keep your sanity? You come back to the real world." - Wilma Rudolph

"Alice had begun with 'Let's pretend we're kings and queens;' and her sister, who liked being exact, had argued that they couldn't, because there were only two of them, and Alice hand been reduced at last to say, 'Well, you can be one of them then, and I'll be the rest." - Lewis Carroll

"Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings and queens of common clay. It is the perfume of that wondrous flower, the heart, and without that sacred passion, that divine swoon, we are less than beasts; but with it, earth is heaven, and we are gods." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Life can unmoor so many feelings; it is a relief we sleep through it. Night unravels the day and reinvents it for the first time. We may mean nothing to time, but to each other we are kings and queens, and the world is a wild benevolent garden filled with chance meetings and unexplained departures." - Simon Van Booy

"Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens." - Jason Whitlock

"When Shakespeare wrote, he wrote for the people. I know he got commissioned by kings and queens, but he also actually was writing plays for people to go and see, to take them on a journey of recognition so that they could see themselves within the characters on the stage. We as actors and theater companies and film companies have forgotten that." - Eamonn Walker

"Give me the money that has been spent in war and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud. I will build a schoolhouse in every valley over the whole earth. I will crown every hillside with a place of worship consecrated to peace." - Charles Sumner

"Biographical history, as taught in our public schools, is still largely a history of boneheads; ridiculous kings and queens, paranoid political leaders, compulsive voyagers, ignorant general the flotsam and jetsam of historical currents. The men who radically altered history, the great scientists and mathematicians, are seldom mentioned, if at all." - Martin Gardner

"Chess holds deep wisdoms of the people. It is truly an image of life, the reflection of human fate that has shown us the earthly way of suffering in darkness and permanent shortage of time. Like in chess, we encounter all kinds of traps, mistakes, settlements, sacrifices, kings, and queens, doubled pawns, and extraordinary moves while we are on the board ourselves." - Pope John Paul Ii

"The outsiders have become kings and queens of the castle. It is a whole lot easier to sit outside the tent and throw firecrackers inside; it is much, much harder to sit inside the tent and govern not only your enemies, but your close friends as well." - Hal Rothman

"Obviously I've had this fascination with aristocracy my whole life. Like, the kings and queens of 500 years ago... they're like rock stars. If there was a 'TMZ' 500 years ago, it would be about, like, Henry VIII and Marie Antoinette and all those people." - Lorde

"Slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword; whose tongue Out-venoms all the worms of Nile; whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world: kings, queens, and states, Maids, matrons, nay, the secrets of the grave This viperous slander enters." - William Shakespeare

"Whoever wrote Shakespeare is a working class hero be he an aristocrat or a peasant. Shakespeare is a great leveler. We're presented with kings, queens, emperors and giants who feel the same things as everyone else: jealousy, love, anger, bitterness, grief, loss." - Rhys Ifans

"Now we have to understand that slavery would not have ended if it was left to the Africans alone, Now, Europe understood that what they were doing then was unjust, but imagine the propaganda from kings and queens of Europe to convince their people that we were cannibals, idol worshipers, horrible people, bastards, godless monkeys." - Femi Kuti

"The transgender movement even divides itself up by gender, as many folks stick with their same trans-genders (female-to-male or male-to-female). Additionally, the movement gets strangely subdivided among, for example, male cross-dressers, sissy boys, butch women, femme dykes, drag kings, drag queens, transvestites, intersexed, transsexuals (post-op, pre-op, and non-op)." - Kate Bornstein

"I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too." - Kevin J Anderson

"We are in the 21st century; what are the kings or the queens doing in this century? They must remain in the past!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I love drag queens and they love me." - Tori Spelling

"We as black have to remind ourselves that we are a great people and we come from a great lineage. How can we say that we were Kings and Queens during ancient civilization but then turn around and say, 'we don't have privilege.' Who said that? What is that based on? Is that based on the white man's definition of privilege and what this system is showing us? Yes, of course." - Charlamagne Tha God

"As much as I can, as much as I can afford, I keep ticket prices down. Rock 'n' roll was developed as the people's voice, the people's art, it was grassroots. I don't believe that the people should be estranged from their rock stars. They're not kings and queens - all rock stars are those who are able to give back a bit of culture to other people. It's people's heritage." - Patti Smith

"Queens you must always be: queens to your lovers; queens to your husbands and your sons, queens of higher mystery to the world beyond. . . . But alas, you are too often idle and careless queens, grasping at majesty in the least things, while you abdicate it in the greatest." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"Queens you must always be: queens to your lovers; queens to your husbands and your sons, queens of higher mystery to the world beyond... But alas, you are too often idle and careless queens, grasping at majesty in the least things, while you abdicate it in the greatest." - Dinah Craik

"Kings have many ears and eyes." - Proverbs

"Will you not covet such power as this, and seek such throne as this, and be no more housewives, but queens? There is no putting by that crown; queens you must always be; queens to your lovers; queens to your husbands and sons; queens of higher mystery to the world beyond. . . . But alas! you are too often idle and careless queens, grasping at majesty in the least things, while you abdicate it in the greatest." - John Ruskin

"Health, money. That's what people worried about in the 14th century as much as today. I find it so much more interesting than the supposed activities of kings, queens, generals." - Peter Ackroyd

"I am 73 years old. I've seen everything. I've met the kings, the queens, the presidents, I've been around the world. I have one thing that I would like to do: to try to reach peace." - Ariel Sharon

"Twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known; Kings seek their subjects' good: tyrants their own." - Robert Herrick

"Twixt kings and tyrants there's this difference known: Kings seek their subjects' good, tyrants their owne." - Robert Herrick

"Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves." - Al-Ghazali

"For milkmaids and queens and gipsy-princesses Dream and kiss blindfold or starve upon guesses." - Thomas Sturge Moore

"This requires a level of delusion/egomania usually reserved for popes and drag queens" - Tina Fey

"WHAT is America but beauty queens, millionaires, stupid records and Hollywood?" - Adolf Hitler

"Knights are cavalry, bishops are archers, rooks are cannons and queens are wizards." - Jacob Aagaard

"The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens." - Grace Kelly

"The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens." - Anonymous

"I get offered so many bad movies. And they're all raging queens or transvestites or Martians." - David Bowie

"Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens." - David Krumholtz

"It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left. My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens." - Anthony Weiner

"Musings The little poets sing of little things: Hope, cheer, and faith, small queens and puppet kings; Lovers who kissed and then were made as one, And modest flowers waving in the sun. The mighty poets write in blood and tears And agony that, flame-like, bites and sears. They reach their mad blind hands into the night, To plumb abysses dead to human sight; To drag from gulfs where lunacy lies curled, Mad, monstrous nightmare shapes to blast the world. [click on the thumbnail by Jack "King" Kirby]" - Robert E Howard

"We have inherited a fear of memories of slavery. It is as if to remember and acknowledge slavery would amount to our being consumed by it. As a matter of fact, in the popular black imagination, it is easier for us to construct ourselves as children of Africa, as the sons and daughters of kings and queens, and thereby ignore the Middle Passage and centuries of enforced servitude in the Americas. Although some of us might indeed be the descendants of African royalty, most of us are probably descendants of their subjects, the daughters and sons of African peasants or workers." - Angela Davis

"I looked at Mum and realized - twang! - that she was telling an untruth. A big untruth. And I remember thinking in that instant how thrilling and grown-up it must be to say something so completely untrue, as opposed to the little amateur fibs I was already practiced at - horrid little apprentice sinner that I was -like the ones about you'd already said your prayers or washed under the fingernails. Yes, I was impressed. I too must learn to say these gorgeous untruths. Imaginary kings and queens would be my houseguests when I was older." - Christopher Buckley

"Super silver, Hawaiian haze Sativa, indica, Solomon's grave Genesis, chapter one verse twelve ways Marijuana, hashish, everybody blaze Fuels and fibers, energy saved When the natives met the travelers, guess what they gave All praise due to the seeds they raised And the people all over the world that smoke J's Kings and queens, musicians, actors Everyday, working class, stoners, slackers Low key blazers and green bowl packers If Mary Jane is in the house then I'm gon' mack her This is dedicated to everybody in the world that smoke weed Legalize it" - Aceyalone

"Kings and philosophers defecate, and so do ladies." - Michel De Montaigne

"And love is love, in beggars and in kings." - Edward Dyer

"I kill kings and presidents first, and next all capitalists." - Giuseppe Zangara

"And love is love in beggars and in kings." - Edward Dyer

"Good kings are slaves, and their people are free." - Marie Leszczynska

"Kings play the fool, and the people suffer for it." - Horace

"Kings and such are just as funny as politicians." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Kings should disdain to die, and only disappear." - Thomas De Quincey

"God has set popes over kings and kingdoms." - Pope Boniface VIII

"Thou art slave to fate, chance, kings, and desperate men." - John Donne

"And kind as kings upon their coronation day." - John Dryden

"Rigorous authority and justice are the kindness of kings." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures kings." - William Shakespeare

"Tis Fate that flings the dice, And as she flings Of kings makes peasants, And of peasants kings." - John Dryden

"I go to Queens for queens to get the crew from Brooklyn, Make money in Manhattan and never been tooken. Go Uptown and the Bronx to boogie down, Get strong on the Island, recoup, and lay around." - Rakim

"Beautiful princesses and beautiful, strong queens are brainwashed into thinking ho's and B****'s are virtuous titles." - Delano Johnson

"Beautiful princesses and beautiful, strong queens are brainwashed into thinking ho's and B****'s are virtuous titles." - Delano Johnson

"I'm fascinated by evil queens. They're very alluring and repellent at the same time, and I'm into that dichotomy." - Ayshay

"I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens, and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine Queens is that it was a performance piece, and that's the most fun." - Steven Soderbergh

"Our Feastival of Queens area, which featured five different authentic ethnic foods from Queens, was one of the most popular areas of the festival, and was written about in a number of different reviews." - Tom Russell

"A virtuous name is the precious only good, for which queens and peasants' wives must contest together." - Friedrich Schiller

"Christianity is merely a system for turning priestesses into handmaidens, queens into concubines, and goddesses into muses." - Tom Robbins

"It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens." - Fran Drescher

"I have a great memory. And actually, I remember Russia in some ways better than I remember Queens." - Gary Shteyngart

"Children and teenagers don't easily relate to stories about kings and dukes, and to tell only stories about kings and dukes is to ignore the regular people." - Tim Crouch

"Most of us are lucky not to be Kings and Heroes, because we do not have to make the choices that Kings and Heroes have to make." - Cressida Cowell

"Hark how all the Welkin rings- Glory to the Kings of Kings. Peace on earth and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled." - Charles Wesley

"All of those faeries and duels and mad queens and so on, and no one quoted old Billy Shakespeare. Not even once." - Jim Butcher

"In a few years there will be only five kings in the world - the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards." - King Farouk

"In a few years there will be only five kings in the world the King of England and the four kings in a pack of cards." - Farouk of Egypt

"All I say is, kings is kings, and you got to make allowances. Take them all around, they're a mighty ornery lot. It's the way they're raised." - Mark Twain

"What infinite heart's-ease Must kings neglect that private men enjoy! And what have kings that privates have not too, Save ceremony, save general ceremony?" - William Shakespeare

"I was born and raised in Queens and moved into the city as a young adult. Then I ended up acting and decided to run off to California." - Debi Mazar

"I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired." - Janis Ian

"These awful middle-class queens - which is what the gay movement has become - are so tiresome. It's all Abercrombie & Fitch and strollers." - Rupert Everett

"The world isn't purposeful. It isn't ruled by reason. The world wants to play. Fashion queens have always aroused more interest than future generations and their fate." - Kurt Tucholsky

"Beauty is but a flower Which wrinkles will devour; Brightness falls from the air; Queens have died young and fair; Dust hath closed Helen's eye." - Thomas Nashe

"All women speak two languages: ?the language of men ?and the language of silent suffering.? Some women speak a third, ?the language of queens." - Mohja Kahf

"The auditorium, named after a dead Queens politician is windowless in honor of the secrecy in which he lived and, probably, the bank vaults he frequented." - Jimmy Breslin

"The idea that you wake up and it happens that you're Queen, it's amazing but you could all be Queens if you imagined it." - George Harrison

"India to someone who lives in Lahore is like Queens to someone who lives in Lower Manhattan - it's not far away, and yet it doesn't exist." - Mohsin Hamid

"All women speak two languages: the language of men and the language of silent suffering. Some women speak a third, the language of queens." - Mohja Kahf

"[Juan Wauters] got the tips for Queens because he grew up there.So him and my roommate, Matt Volz, they hooked me up, New York Style." - Mac Demarco

"Brightness falls from the air, Queens have died young and fair, Dust hath closed Helen's eye. I am sick, I must die: Lord, have mercy on us." - Thomas Nashe

"I'm a girl from Queens. I've never gone, 'What am I doing today? Oh, I'm gonna grab a gun and learn how to use it." - Zoe Saldana

"We are all illusionists and that's why we are attracted to drag queens. This whole world is an illusion. It's not real." - RuPaul

"These awful middle-class queens - which is what the gay movement has become - are so tiresome. It's all Abercrombie & Fitch and strollers." - Rupert Everett

"These awful middle-class queens - which is what the gay movement has become - are so tiresome. It's all Abercrombie & Fitch and strollers." - Rupert Everett

"I'm a girl from Queens. I've never gone, 'What am I doing today? Oh, I'm gonna grab a gun and learn how to use it.'" - Zoe Saldana

"Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along." - Terry Pratchett

"As far as rap goes, I grew up in Hollis, Queens, so early influences were people like Run DMC and LL Cool J." - Ja Rule

"I grew up in Queens and New Jersey. I started doing children's theater when I was seven to get out of school because I didn't fit in." - Jesse Eisenberg

"Warlords of sorrow and queens of tomorrow will offer their heads for a prayer. You can't find no salvation, you have no expectations anytime, anyplace, anywhere." - Bob Dylan

"Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and governments." - Benjamin Franklin

"Youth endures all things, kings and poetry and love. Everything but time." - James Crumley

"Organized labor still has privileges and legal immunities that even kings and governments lost years ago." - Roscoe Pound

"Teachers teach and do the world good, Kings just rule and most are never understood" - KRS-One

"We reject: kings, presidents and voting. We believe in: rough consensus and running code." - David D. Clark

"History, contrary to popular theories, is kings and dates and battles." - Terry Pratchett

"Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties, And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise." - Hilaire Belloc

"We reject: kings, presidents and voting. We believe in: rough consensus and running code." - David D. Clark

"Most kings and priests have been despotic, and all religions have been riddled with superstition." - Aldous Huxley

"Kings live in Palaces, and Pigs in sties, And youth in Expectation. Youth is wise." - Hilaire Belloc

"Knowledge has always flowed upwards to bishops and kings, not down to serfs and slaves." - Julian Assange



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