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"Tortall and the Queens Riders!" - Tamora Pierce

"I had no sympathy for drama queens." - Gillian Flynn

"Pawns are really queens in disguise." - Lisa Mangum

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

"I've seen some very beautiful drag queens." - Bebe Neuwirth

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

"I'm a Queens boy at the end of the day." - Andrew Cuomo

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

"I don't understand women who try to be glamour queens." - Sandra Bullock

"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

"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

"You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean." - Cyndi Lauper

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

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

"The greatest truths in life are the ones your fellow queens are willing to tell you." - RuPaul

"I love drag queens... they perform me better than I ever could myself." - Taylor Dayne

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

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

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

"I love doing comedy. I did comedy for seven years on 'The King of Queens." - Lou Ferrigno

"Movie queens diffuse into Cinema haze, while libertines read pornozines in street cafes." - Al Stewart

"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

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

"I mean, Manhattan is cool. But weird parts, I like that. Jamaica, Queens, that's great." - Mac Demarco

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

"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

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

"I love drag queens... they perform me better than I ever could myself." - Taylor Dane

"I love doing comedy. I did comedy for seven years on 'The King of Queens.'" - Lou Ferrigno

"I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better." - Catherine Zetajones

"I am never offended when I see the drag-queens dressed up like me." - Cher

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

"I was born in Queens, New York, which is a suburb of New York City." - Peter Jurasik

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

"I come from a working-class background in Queens, New York." - Amy Ryan

"There are bigger queens of the selfie, but I'm up there." - Rita Ora

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

"I had to do a lot of dancing in 'Queens of Country.'" - Lizzy Caplan

"I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better." - Catherine Zeta-Jones

"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

"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

"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

"We lived in Yorkville until 1940, at which point we moved into the St. Albans neighborhood of Queens." - Bob Cousy

"Though pedantry denies, It's plain the Bible means That Solomon grew wise While talking with his queens...." - William Butler Yeats

"it's your own fault for encouraging him..., you know. Now he thinks he's a human being. Neal of Queens cove" - Tamora Pierce

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

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

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

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

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

"There are whole veins of diamonds in thine eyes, Might furnish crowns for all the Queens of earth." - Philip James Bailey

"Hear it when i get biz for K-Von, I'm pledgin, died, on 104 Northern Boulevard corona queens legend" - Kool G Rap

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

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

"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

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

"There were only two things you did in New York City, Queens to be exact, music or sports." - Phife Dawg

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

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

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

"God promised by the mouth of Isaiah that queens should be the nursing mothers of the church..." - John Calvin

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

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling." - Louisa May Alcott

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

"I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead." - Laura Kightlinger

"I love eating at my dad's pub, the Queens Arms in Kilburn. It does a traditional Albanian spinach pie." - Rita Ora

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

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

"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

"I do think of myself as a queen, but I don't think I'm the only queen. There's room for other queens. We reign over different kingdoms." - Madonna Ciccone

"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

"What - you don't believe in true love?" Petra asked. "The kind that can then be parlayed into awesome merchandising opportunities?" - "Beauty Queens" - Libba Bray

"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

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

"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

"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

"Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in." - Joshua Homme

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

"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

"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

"I can't express how much admiration I have for women in general, who walk around in high heels, but, drag queens, oh my god." - Alexander Skarsgard

"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

"I would be happier if it were a full audience full of drag queens. It would be my dreams come true." - Ladyhawke

"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

"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

"I first learned how to do hair from drag queens. I learned eyelashes are the key to life, because they make everyone look fabulous." - Tabatha Coffey

"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 loved doing the 'King of Queens', I have never had so much fun doing a show. People got to see a different side of me." - Lou Ferrigno

"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

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

"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

"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

"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

"Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in." - Josh Homme

"I scare people a little bit, so why not? That's what we do as drag queens. We're supposed to be a little intimidating!" - Sutan Amrull

"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

"Queens is so often treated as a stepchild and labeled as an outer borough. At the very least, if I could help bring more attention to what we need, and what the federal government needs to do to improve the quality of life of people right here in Queens - any way that I can do that, I'm very happy to do that." - Grace Meng

"My grandmother told a story that when they used to leave from Southampton to go into the City, because he had apartment buildings in Queens - I was born in Astoria, Queens - they had apartment buildings in Queens and Manhattan, different businesses, and she wanted to pick blueberries on the side of the road and he wouldn't stop, so my grandma used to throw her purse out the window. She never had less than $4,000 cash, back in the 20s, and he would then stop the car and she would pick blueberries. And, he never had a record." - Robert Davi

"I am said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. About that, of course, I cannot judge because I cannot know. But about the other queens, I know. I am the most beautiful queen in Europe." - Marie of Romania

"We are tired of the pretense that we have special privileges and the reality that we have none; of the fiction that we are queens, and the fact that we are subjects." - Lillie Devereux Blake

"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

"Drag queens always love a portmanteau of combining words and making something new, because this whole world is shilarious. And so you have to contain yourself with words. Shilarious is just something that is a really hooty kiki funny item." - RuPaul

"I graduated from college with a 3.92 GPA with a degree in computer programming and a BFA in fine arts and animation. My first job was painting a mural in the Grimaldis in Queens." - Jwoww

"I love drag queens and I love going to see them perform because those people have got so much character and bravery. Such balls! I love people with balls." - Elton John

"The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock." - Joshua Homme

"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. I am sick, I must die; Lord have mercy on us." - Thomas Nash

"You want to know what pain is? Try running out of Advil when you've got a Category Five period. I've had cramps that would make grown men beg for a bullet between the eyes." - Jennifer, "Beauty Queens" - Libba Bray

"If once a man delays castling and his king remains in the center, files will open up against him, bishops sweep the board, rooks will dominate the seventh rank, and pawns turn into queens." - Irving Chernev

"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

"I grew up in Jackson Heights, Queens, with no money. I was taught not to take anything for granted. If you are too busy being a diva or a freak, then you are not enjoying it." - Lucy Liu

"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

"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

"I'm not worried about facing the Sacramento Queens. Write it down. Take a picture. I'm not going to talk about this all year. When I get back, there's going to be trouble." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Be strong and of good courage. You are truly royal spirit daughters of Almighty God. You are princesses, destined to become queens. Your own wondrous story has already begun. Your "once upon a time" is now." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"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 queers of the sixties, like those since, have connived with their repression under a veneer of respectability. Good mannered city queens in suits and pinstripes, so busy establishing themselves, were useless at changing anything." - Derek Jarman

"I believe it was Today show fourth-hour host Kathie Lee Gifford who said, 'If drag queens love you, you'll have the longest career in the world. They know phony and they know real.'" - Kathie Lee Gifford

"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

"People born in Queens, raised to say that each morning they get on the subway and "go to the city," have a resentment of Manhattan, of the swiftness of its life and success of the people who live there." - Jimmy Breslin

"I believe it was Today show fourth-hour host Kathie Lee Gifford who said, 'If drag queens love you, you'll have the longest career in the world. They know phony and they know real.'" - Kathie Lee Gifford

"That's the thing I loved about drag queens, life was a constant movie; no matter how ridiculously things didn't match they would sacrifice everything for the pose, and I was definitely into the pose." - Mary Woronov

"The capitalist achievement does not typically consist in providing more silk stocking for queens but in bringing them within the reach of factory girls in return for a steadily decreasing amount of effort." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"When I did The Natural that album was done from the perspective of a kid from Queens that was 19-20 years old who doesn't know that much about the industry." - Mic Geronimo

"I'm a person who has, to a certain extent, redefined where I should be. I started off in Brooklyn and Queens and I wasn't supposed to come to Manhattan." - Donald Trump

"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

"God bless you, my beloved sisters, who stand as the queens in your home, that you may be happy with that happiness which comes of the knowledge that you are loved and honored and treasured." - Gordon B Hinckley

"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

"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 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

"I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out." - Art Garfunkel

"I graduated from college with a 3.92 GPA with a degree in computer programming and a BFA in fine arts and animation. My first job was painting a mural in the Grimaldi's in Queens." - Jwoww

"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



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