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.
One who wants to wear the crown, bears the crown.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation.
The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation; it is understanding.
Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown.
We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
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.
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America.
Our founders did not oust George III in order for us to crown Richard I.
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.
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is, or help to half-a-crown.
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
The crown of literature is poetry.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
If the Queen can reject the advice of a minister on a little thing like a postage stamp, what would happen if she rejected the advice of the Prime Minister on a major matter? If the Crown personally can reject advice, then, of course, the whole democratic facade turns out to be false
That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states; that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown; and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
The end crowns all,
And that old common arbitrator, Time,
Will one day end it.
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