Quotes by monarchy

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  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    All government is an evil, but, of the two form's of that evil, democracy or monarchy, the sounder is monarchy; the more able to do its will, democracy.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    The East knew and to the present day knows only that One is Free; the Greek and the Roman world, that some are free; the German World knows that All are free. The first political form therefore which we observe in History, is Despotism, the second Democracy and Aristocracy, the third, Monarchy.
  • Fisher Ames
    Fisher Ames
    American politician 1758-1808
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    A monarchy is a merchantman which sails well, but will sometimes strike on a rock, and go to the bottom; a republic is a raft which will never sink, but then your feet are always in the water.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    I think the relation between the monarchy and the press is very much a two-way street.
  • Diana Spencer - Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer - Princess of Wales
    Member of the British royal family, first wife of Prince Charles 1961-1997
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    It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do.
  • Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
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    It's vital the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do.
  • Anthony Sampson
    Anthony Sampson
    British writer and journalist 1926-2004
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    Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
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    One advantage of a monarchy is that a monarchy does not suffer the effects of having great clots of white Christians moping around simply because they aren't the king or queen.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    The best Governments of the World have bin composed of Monarchy, Aristocracy, and Democracy.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.
  • Benjamin Whichcote
    Benjamin Whichcote
    British philosopher 1609-1683
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    The government of man should be the monarchy of reason: it is too often the democracy of passions or the anarchy of humors.
  • Harold Wilson
    Harold Wilson
    British Labour politician 1916-1995
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    The monarchy is a labor intensive industry.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights - the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others.
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