My Favorite Quotes

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 Sting - “I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales, who I respect greatly. I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.”  
 Ezra Stiles - “A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.”  
 Karl Liebknecht - “The aim of my life is the overthrow of monarchy.”  
 Anthony Holden - “I think the relation between the monarchy and the press is very much a two-way street.”  
 Edward Gibbon - “Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.”  
 Friedrich Engels - “The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.”  
 Yubaraj Ghimire - “There is likely to be a sharp polarization on whether to retain a ceremonial monarchy or retain the monarchy at all.”  
 Yubaraj Ghimire - “This movement has taken on an anti-monarchy dimension. That's a new component of the whole thing.”  
 Dan Burton - “This is not a monarchy.”  
 George W. Bush - “I have never said I am against the monarchy. I think they are a harmless, rather odd little family.”  
 Proverb - “France is an absolute monarchy tempered by songs”  
 Dick Morris - “In direct and indirect ways, ... Clinton sent messages to the Saudi monarchy If you want to help me, you'll increase oil production and hold down prices.”  
 Navtej Sarna - “We are saying what we have always said - that the political parties and the monarchy have to work together and take forward the process of reconciliation and dialogue and develop a national consensus.”  
 Thomas Carew - “Here lies a King that ruled, as he thought fit, The universal monarchy of wit.”  
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Monarchy is only the string that ties the robber's bundle.”  
 Robert Jobson - “Camilla is well and truly in the fold. She has taken a leading position in the monarchy and is effectively going to be queen one day.”  
 James Cooper - “A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.”  
 Harold Wilson - “The monarchy is a labor intensive industry.”  
 Graham Smith - “It's time to start debating (an end to the monarchy) now.”  
 Rolf Harris - “I was hoping to do an impressionist painting, but I wanted a good likeness and I wanted to create a feeling of the lady as a person, as a human being rather than as a figurehead for the monarchy and a pomp-and-circumstance sort of formal portrait. I wanted more of a relaxed portrait.”  
 Samuel Huntington - “The founding fathers added the propositional dimension to American identity at the time of the Revolution. How else were they going to justify themselves in rebelling against the British monarchy”  
 Krishna Sitaula - “We will intensify the protests until we get rid of the autocratic monarchy.”  
 Carlo Ciampi - “Seven years up here (in the president's palace) are already a lot, another seven would ... perhaps mean a kind of republican monarchy.”  
 Rajendra Dahal - “All institutions and systems have been destroyed and he has failed to create anything new. He has isolated himself and the monarchy internally and externally.”  
 Edward Gibbon - “Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule”  

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