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.
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.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.
When you were made a leader you weren't given a crown, you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine.
We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown, I'll take the pennant every time.
The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding.
The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown's disguise.
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.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
The crown of literature is poetry.
Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation.
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.
Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown.
One who wants to wear the crown, bears the crown.
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
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.
That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
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.
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