Grief is the price we pay for love.
First feelings are always the most natural.
A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.
Every man must get to Heaven his own way.
The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them.
Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed.
Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.
What is the good of experience if you do not reflect.
Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
They say that kings are made in the image of God.
If that is what he looks like, I feel sorry for God.
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
I think it's very important that you make your own decision about what you are.
Therefore you're responsible for your actions, so you don't blame other people.
Only do what your heart tells you.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.
Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.
People say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious wanting to help people.
Talents go by nature not by birth.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind, it is destroyed when you are cruel
Patriotism must be founded on great principals and supported by great virtue.
Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God;
only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.
I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
I praise loudly. I blame softly.
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.
If you find someone you love in you life, then hang on to that love.
All religions must be tolerated... for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
An educated people can be easily governed.
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.
Every man has a wild beast within him.
If I wished to punish a province, I would have it governed by philosophers.
Rogues, would you live forever?
The highest of distinctions is service to others.
The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The stone often recoils on the head of the thrower.
He speaks to Me as if I was a public meeting.
I must in the face of a storm, think, live and die as a king.
How is the Empire?
I love opposition that has convictions.
In trying to defend everything he defended nothing.
It is not cowardly, quite the contrary, to seek to meet the adversary and know his intentions. However, it is cowardly, shameful and treasonable to lay down arms.
Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.
A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.
When you're bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.
I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women.
An extraordinary affair. I gave them their orders and they wanted to stay and discuss them.