Kings Proverbs


Sayings about Kings & Queens

If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings. ~ Welsh Proverbs

A king’s castle is his home. ~ Traditional Proverb

Looking at a king’s mouth one would never think he sucked his mother’s breast. ~ African Proverb

The king inherits a country — the people only hard work. ~ Malagasy Proverbs

Water for oxen, wine for kings. ~ Spanish Proverbs

A cat may look at a king. ~ Traditional Proverb

Drink water like an ox, wine like the king of Spain. ~ Italian Proverbs

A crown is no cure for the headache. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The word of the king is the king of words. ~ Arabian Proverb

Seven days king, seven days minister, slave for the rest of your life. ~ Arabian Proverb

The multitude is stronger than the king. ~ Tunisian Proverbs

An unjust king is like a river without water. ~ Arabian Proverb

Better a live beggar than a dead king. ~ Chinese Proverb

Three are powerful: the Pope, the king, and the man who has nothing. ~ Italian Proverb

There is no room for two kings in one castle. ~ Estonian Proverb

When a king makes a mistake, all the people suffer. ~ Chinese Proverb

After the game the King and pawn go into the same box. ~ Italian Proverb

The thief that is not caught is a king. ~ Indian Proverb

It is easy to govern a kingdom but difficult to rule one’s family. ~ Chinese Proverb

He, who works as a slave, eats as a king. ~ Indian Proverbs

The king goes as far as he may, not as far as he could. ~ Spanish Proverb

Better to be queen for an hour than a countess for life. ~ Portuguese Proverb

A good soldier has only three things to think about; the king, God, and nothing. ~ German Proverbs

Courage is a kingdom without a crown. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Conquerors are kings; the beaten are bandits. ~ Chinese Proverb

In every woman there is a Queen. Speak to the Queen and the Queen will answer. ~ Norwegian Proverb

A big chair does not make a king. ~ Sudanese Proverb

The silence of the people is a warning for the king. ~ French Proverb

Kings have many ears and eyes. ~ Traditional Proverb

Even the king does not dine twice. ~ French Proverb

Hunger is felt by slave and king alike. ~ Ghanaian Proverb

We are both queens, so who will hang out the laundry? ~ Indian Proverb

Better to be a free bird than a captive king. ~ Danish Proverbs

Love rules his kingdom without a sword. ~ Traditional Proverb

Being happy is better than being king. ~ Nigerien Proverbs

Among the blind the one eyed is king. ~ Traditional Proverb

He who goes not into battle cannot wear a crown. ~ Italian Proverb

Don’t be a thief and you won’t fear the king. ~ Afghan Proverbs

An illiterate king is a crowned ass. ~ Medieval English Proverb

If the king says that it is night in the middle of the day, look up at the stars. ~ Arabian Proverb

Steal goods and you’ll go to prison, steal lands and you are a king. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Kings have no friends. ~ Senegalese Proverbs

It is hard for an ex-king to become a night watchman. ~ Indian Proverbs

Every man is the king of his own beard. ~ Iranian Proverbs

If a child washes his hands he could eat with kings. ~ African Proverb

The law says what the king pleases. ~ French Proverb

The queen bee has no sting. ~ Portuguese Proverb

The mistress is queen, the wife is the slave. ~ Portuguese Proverb

A man without a child is a king without sorrows. ~ Iranian Proverb

The night is the king of the shadows. ~ Senegalese Proverb

The conquerors are kings; the defeated are bandits. ~ Chinese Proverb

Quotations about Kings & Queens

Saying about Kings

A king is the first servant and first magistrate of the state. ~ Frederick the Great

Kings are no trouble. It’s the queens. ~ Luigi Donzelli

It’s great to be queen! ~ Helen Mirren

Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works. ~ William Penn

Every chair should be a throne and hold a king. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day? ~ Christopher Marlowe

I hate it when people call me a teen queen. ~ Lindsay Lohan

The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand, while walking down stairs. ~ Princess Margaret

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. ~ Elizabeth I

The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred. ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat. ~ John Selden

I will tell you that there have been no failures in my life. I don’t want to sound like some metaphysical queen, but there have been no failures. There have been some tremendous lessons. ~ Oprah Winfrey

There’s only one Elizabeth like me and that’s the Queen. ~ Elizabeth Arden

If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull, would not the land flow with milk and honey? ~ Oliver St. John

Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom. ~ Queen Elizabeth

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 I

They say that kings are made in the image of God. If that is what he looks like, I feel sorry for God. ~ (Frederick II) Frederick The Great

The Queen is the ultimate dictator. ~ Steven Patrick Morrissey

I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black. ~ Pierre Auguste Renoir

God bless America. God Save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia. ~ Russell Crowe

I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen. ~ Sheila Jackson Lee

All kings is mostly rapscallions. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

The king is but a man, as I am. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost. ~ Herbert Spencer

I’d like to be a queen in people’s hearts but I don’t see myself being queen of this country. ~ Princess Diana

I do not want a husband who honors me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman. ~ Elizabeth I

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

Courtiers don’t take wagers against the king’s skill. There is the deadly danger of winning. ~ Isaac Asimov

What the devil’s a king but a man, or a queen but a woman? ~ Maxwell Anderson

Kings are like stars — they rise and set, they have the worship of the world, but no repose. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

A good king is a public servant. ~ Ben Jonson

It is better to be without a king than [to have] a bad one. ~ Chanakya

A king should die on his feet. ~ Louis XVIII

He is a king who fears nothing; he is a king who desires nothing! ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

This principle is old, but true as fate, Kings may love treason, but the traitor hate. ~ Thomas Dekker

He that can work is born to be king of something. ~ Thomas Carlyle

If you shoot at a king you must kill him. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. ~ Helen Keller Quotes

Kings are not born: they are made by universal hallucination. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Don’t forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings. ~ (Frederick II) Frederick The Great

A king should be a king in all things. ~ Aelius Publius Hadrianus Aelius

Kings govern by means of popular assemblies only when they cannot do without them. ~ Charles James Fox

No race of kings has ever presented above one man of common sense in twenty generations. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

War’s a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. ~ William Cowper

Every man is a king so long as he has someone to look down on. ~ Sinclair Lewis

The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever. ~ Bible

The greatest slave in a kingdom is generally the king of it. ~ Fulke Greville

Once a king … it was impossible, without risk of life, to sink to a private station. ~ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause. ~ John Dryden

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

All kings are foes of all the men they rule. ~ Hortense Flexner

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