quote by Pocahontas

Listen with your heart, you will understand.

— Pocahontas

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The fundamental difference between Islamic government, on the one hand, and constitutional monarchy and republics, on the other, is this: whereas the representatives of the people or the monarch in such regimes engage in legislation, in Islam the legislative power and competence to establish laws belong exclusively to God Almighty.

A monarch should be ever intent on conquest, lest his neighbours rise in arms against him.

Democracy is the power of equal votes for unequal minds

When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.

When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.

I would rather obey a fine lion, much stronger than myself, than two hundred rats of my own species.

The governments of the Western nations, whether monarchical or republican, had passed into the invisible hands of a plutocracy, international in power and grasp. It was, I venture to suggest, this semi-occult power which....pushed the mass of the American people into the cauldron of World War I.

I embrace emerging experience, I participate in discovery.

I am a butterfly. I am not a butterfly collector. I want the experience of the butterfly.

Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick.

We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.

The humblest peasant is as free in the sight of God as the proudest monarch that ever swayed a sceptre. Liberty is a spirit sent from God and like its great Author is no respecter of persons.

The gates of monarchs Are arched so high that giants may jet through And keep their impious turbans on without Good morrow to the sun.

There is great weight in the modern times of being monarch, the scrutiny and access is much more than in times gone by.

A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.

If a nation does not want a monarchy, change the nation's mind.

If a nation does not need a monarchy, change the nation's needs.

I learned about the sacred art of self decoration with the monarch butterflies perched atop my head, lightning bugs as my night jewelry, and emerald-green frogs as bracelets.

All things are subject to decay and change.

In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds On half the nations, and with fear of change Perplexes monarchs.

No medieval monarch in the whole of British history ever had such power as every modern British Prime Minister has in his or her hands. Nor does any American President have power approaching this

Butterflies...flowers that fly and all but sing.

The butterfly is a flying flower, The flower a tethered butterfly.

I am monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute, From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute.

I cannot approve of monarchs who want to rule over the conscience of the people, and take away their freedom of choice and religion.

A single legislature, on account of the superabundance of its power, and the uncontrolled rabidity of its execution, becomes as dangerous to the principles of liberty as that of a despotic monarch.

At all times, except when a monarch could enforce his will, war has been facilitated by the fact that vigorous males, confident of victory, enjoyed it, while their females admired them for their prowess.

They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods

Rothschild is the Lord and Master of the money markets of the world, and of course virtually Lord and Master of everything else. He literally held the revenues of Southern Italy in pawn, and Monarchs and Ministers of all countries courted his advice and were guided by his suggestions.

God doth not govern the world only by his will as an absolute monarch, but by his wisdom and goodness as a tender father. It is not his greatest pleasure to show his sovereign power, or his inconceivable wisdom, but his immense goodness, to which he makes the other attributes subservient.

Public opinion is the thermometer a monarch should constantly consult.

If, for example, one day Ki Bagoes Hadikoesoemo becomes the Indonesian Head of State, and dies, won't his child be [his replacement]? Then because of that I do not adhere to the principle of monarchism.

We must remain as close to the flowers, the grass, and the butterflies as the child is who is not yet so much taller than they are.

His neigh is like the bidding of a monarch, and his countenance enforces homage.

He is indeed a horse.

He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.

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