Quotes by sovereign
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Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.
All law is situational law. The sovereign produces and guarantees the situation in its totality. He has the monopoly over this last decision.Source: Political Theology (1922)
British writer 1862-1933
Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.
Here lies our Sovereign Lord, the King whose word no man relies on: He never said a foolish thing nor ever did a wise one.
Dutch politician and theologist 1837-1920
In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, 'That is mine!'.
British philosopher 1588-1679
It is true that they that have sovereign power may commit iniquity, but not injustice or injury in the proper signification.Source: Leviathan (1651) XVIII
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich.
Adelbert von Chamisso
German poet and botanist 1781-1838
My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.
American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
Never had Parliament or the crown, or both together, operated in actuality as theory indicated sovereign powers should.Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 203
French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
Psychoanalysis can unravel some of the forms of madness; it remains a stranger to the sovereign enterprise of unreason. It can neither limit nor transcribe, nor most certainly explain, what is essential in this enterprise.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
English poet 1809-1892
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Ghanaian politician and revolutionary 1909-1972
The best way of learning to be an independent sovereign state is to be an independent sovereign state.
British philosopher 1588-1679
The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
American president (7th) 1767-1845
The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
The people have spoken. Their decision is sovereign. We all respect it... I wish good luck to those who will now govern France.
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