quote by Ursula K. Le Guin

We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable - but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

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Divine right of kings quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art - the art of words.

We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.

Divine right of kings quote A King only bows down to his Queen.

A King only bows down to his Queen.

The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.

Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.

Divine right of kings quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.

Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings and queens of common clay. It is the perfume of that wondrous flower, the heart, and without that sacred passion, that divine swoon, we are less than beasts; but with it, earth is heaven, and we are gods.

The divine right of kings may have been a plea for feeble tyrants, but the divine right of government is the keystone of human progress, and without it governments sink into police, and a nation is degraded into a mob.

Divine right of kings quote Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.

Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings and queens of common clay. It is the perfume of that wondrous flower, the heart, and without that sacred passion, that divine swoon, we are less than beasts; but with it, earth is heaven, and we are gods.

America was the first country in history to be founded on, people have rights.

Not the divine right of kings, not the emperor's a god, or idolized, or we have to do what the dear leader says. And, expressly, that it's a system of equal rights, and then governments are instituted to secure those rights.

We need some remedial training on how to live as subjects in a kingdom.

We may be justified in rejecting the divine right of kings to rule but we cannot be justified if we reject the rule of our divine king.

Divine right of kings quote If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

The Declaration of Independence was to set forth the moral justification of a rebellion against a long-recognized political tradition - the divine right of kings. At issue was the fundamental question of whether men's rights were God-given or whether these rights were to be dispensed by governments to their subjects. This document proclaimed that all men have certain inalienable rights. In other words, these rights came from God.

Since the early days, [the church] has thrown itself violently against every effort to liberate the body and mind of man. It has been, at all times and everywhere, the habitual and incorrigible defender of bad governments, bad laws, bad social theories, bad institutions. It was, for centuries, an apologist for slavery, as it was an apologist for the divine right of kings.

The Right Divine of Kings to govern wrong.

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