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.
Hamlet is every man's self-love with all its dreams realized. He wears all the crowns and carries every cross.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
One who wants to wear the crown, bears the crown.
We must wake ourselves up! Or somebody else will take our place, and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
When I got involved with The Five Crowns who later became The Drifters, and we got this hit record, I still was looking at this as kind of a fun thing.
Since, therefore, individuals as well as the public are so indebted to these writers for the benefits they enjoy, I think them not only entitled to the honour of palms and crowns, but even to be numbered among the gods.
Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader.
I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.
I have been represented as a Protestant minister; there was not one of the canvassers of the honourable gentlemen opposite that did not represent to the people that I was not a Minister of the Crown, but that I was a Protestant minister
I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
He that hath no cross deserves no crown.
The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia.
Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of landed property to be divided, large estates, crown lands, government land, and the estates held by the monasteries.
The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown's disguise.
Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hongkong, the British Crown Colony, will be restored to China. This is not only an event which will be celebrated by patriotic Chinese; any patriotic American should celebrate it as well.
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