Throne Quotes

Quotes tagged as "throne" Showing 1-30 of 53
Michel de Montaigne
“On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Holly Black
“Desire is an odd thing. As soon as it’s sated, it transmutes. If we receive golden thread, we desire the golden needle.”
Holly Black, The Cruel Prince

Holly Black
“We may not die from age, but we grow weary with it.”
Holly Black, The Cruel Prince

“The road may be rough, the journey may be tough and the experience may be bitter, but they are stepping stones to our future thrones.”
Bamigboye Olurotimi

V.E. Schwab
“A queen could leave her throne. But a mother never leaves her son.”
V.E. Schwab, A Conjuring of Light

George R.R. Martin
“The Iron Throne will go to the man who has the strength to seize it.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Kiersten White
“Love and life. Things that could be given or taken away in a heartbeat, all in the pursuit of power.”
Kiersten White, And I Darken

Talismanist Giebra
“No throne in the world can substitute a beach chair.”
Talismanist Giebra, Talismanist: Fragments of the Ancient Fire. Philosophy of Fragmentism Series.

George R.R. Martin
“The Queen Who Never Was; what did Viserys ever have that she did not? A little sausage? Is that all it takes to be a king? Let Mushroom rule, then. My sausage is thrice the size of his.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Elizabeth D. Marie
“It was not a comfortable Throne, this seat made of stone. But power was not supposed to be comfortable.”
Elizabeth D. Marie, Chasing Cinders

George R.R. Martin
“The game of thrones takes many a queer turn.”
George R.R. Martin, Fire & Blood

Samantha Shannon
“They raise us to be soft as silk, distract us with luxury and wealth beyond measure, so we never rock the boat that carries us. They expect us to be so bored by our power that we let them do the ruling in our stead. Behind every throne is a masked servant who seeks only to make a puppet of the one who sits on it.”
Samantha Shannon, The Priory of the Orange Tree

Rhiannon Thomas
“There's no point in fighting for the throne if you're not going to make a difference.”
Rhiannon Thomas

“On the path to Conquer the throne,
some of your pawns must die...

If your eyes aim the big kill,
you must learn to eat humble pie.”
Aamir Sarfraz (aamir rajput khan)

“When greed is enthroned, be it in a community or nation, ungodliness is celebrated at the altar of human pleasure.”
Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

A.H. Septimius
“Crowns are hourly tumbling.”
A. H. Septimius, Crowns Of Amara: The Return Of The Oracle

William Shakespeare
“So did he me: and he no more remembers his mother
now than an eight-year-old horse. The tartness
of his face sours ripe grapes: when he walks, he
moves like an engine, and the ground shrinks before
his treading: he is able to pierce a corslet with
his eye; talks like a knell, and his hum is a
battery. He sits in his state, as a thing made for
Alexander. What he bids be done is finished with
his bidding. He wants nothing of a god but eternity
and a heaven to throne in.”
William Shakespeare, Coriolanus

George R.R. Martin
“His palace was a tent, his throne a saddle.”
George R.R. Martin, The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The Highest Heavens is the throne of the Holy One.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“My throne for her heart.”
Raphael St. Tristan

“The efficacy and potency of prayer is all we need to dethrone kingdoms and enthrone destinies.”
Ikechukwu Izuakor, Great Reflections on Success

Oscar Wilde
“You kissed his mouth with mouths of flame: you made the hornèd god your own: You stood behind him on his throne: you called him by his secret name.”
Oscar Wilde, The Sphinx Without a Secret

J.S. Milik
“The city of Heaven is the biggest city in all existence. Even down town is greater than all the cities of Earth put together. The land is made of clouds, and the sky is always blue. In the center of the city is a massive temple, the temple of God. Supposedly God sites on a throne in there, but not many angels have been.”
J.S. Milik, Heaven's Blade: When Destiny Calls

桐华 (Tong Hua)
“I know I shouldn’t think this way, but I don’t feel it’s fair. If Imperial Father did give me the throne back then, today, the person in control of the country would be me. The endings of a few of my brothers definitely wouldn’t turn out this way. -14th Prince”
Tong Hua, Bu Bu Jing Xin/步步惊心

“An empty throne is a dangerous one but a throne in the wrong persons hands is a destructive one so I prefer and empty one rather than having a tyrant”
Raneem yacoub throne of deception

“I never really had a choice it
The throne was always the end goal whether I wanted it or not didn’t matter
All I could do now is rule fairly but doing that isn’t easy when the throne I sat at was built with lies and deception”
Raneem yacoub throne of deception

“In this game of thrones appearing savage was a must even if it turned her stomach”
Raneem yacoub throne of deception

Mwanandeke Kindembo
“The heart is the throne of God and the heart is the mother of all the desires!”
Mwanandeke Kindembo

William Shakespeare
“and let the devil
Be sometime honour’d for his burning throne!”
William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure

« previous 1