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James Wood, comp. Dictionary of Quotations. 1899.

Judgment to Kings wish

Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.Carlyle.

Judgment is forced upon us by experience.Johnson.

Judgment is not a swift-growing plant; it requires time and culture to mature it.H. Ballou.

Judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.Bible.

Judgment must sway the feelings and keep them in their right place, or harm will be done where good was intended.Spurgeon.

Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.Bible.

Judgments that are made on the wrong side of the danger amount to no more than an affectation of skill, without either credit or effect.L’Estrange.

Judicandum est legibus, non exemplis—Judgment should be given according to law and not precedent.Law.

Judicata res pro veritate accipitur—A matter that has been adjudged is received as true.Law.

Judice te mercede caret, per seque petenda est / Externis virtus incomitata bonis—In your judgment virtue needs no reward, and is to be sought for her own sake, unaccompanied by external benefits.Ovid.

Judicia Dei sunt ita recondita ut quis illa scrutari nullatenus possit—The purposes of God are so abstruse that no one can possibly scrutinise them.Cicero.

Judicio acri perpendere—To weigh with a keen judgment.Lucretius.

Judicious persons will think all the less of us because of the ill-judged praises of our silly friends.Spurgeon.

Judicis est innocentiæ subvenire—It is the duty of the judge to support innocence.Cicero.

Judicis est judicare secundum allegata et probata—It is the judge’s duty to decide in accordance with what is alleged and proved.Law.

Judicis est jus dicere non dare—It is the judge’s duty to enunciate the law, not to make it.Law.

Judicis officium est, ut res, ita tempora rerum quærere—It is the judge’s duty to inquire into not only the facts, but the circumstances.Ovid.

Judicium a non suo judice datum nullius est momenti—Judgment given by a judge in a matter outside his jurisdiction is of no legal force.Law.

Judicium Dei—The judgment of God (as by ordeal).

Judicium parium aut leges terræ—The judgment of our peers or the laws of the land.Law.

Judicium subtile videndis artibus—A judgment nice in discriminating works of art.Horace.

Jugez un homme par ses questions, plutôt que par ses résponses—Judge of a man by his questions rather than his answers.French.

Jugulare mortuos—To stab the dead; to slay the slain.Proverb.

Juncta juvant—Trivial things when united aid each other.

Junctæque Nymphis Gratiæ decentes—The beauteous Graces linked hand in hand with the nymphs.Horace.

Junge Faullenzer, alte Bettler—A young idler makes an old beggar.German Proverb.

Junger Spieler, alter Bettler—Young a gambler, old a beggar.German Proverb.

Jungere dextras—To join right hands; to shake hands.Virgil.

Jungere equos Titan velocibus imperat Horis—Titan commands the swift-flying Hours to yoke the horses of the sun.Ovid.

Juniores ad labores—The younger men for labours, i.e., the heavier burdens.

Jupiter est quodcunque vides, quocunque moveris—Whatever you see, wherever you turn, there is Jupiter (Deity).Lucan.

Jupiter in multos temeraria fulmina torquet, / Qui pœnam culpa non meruere pari—Jupiter hurls his reckless thunderbolts against many who have not guiltily deserved such punishment.Ovid.

Jupiter tonans—The thunderer Jove.

Jura negat sibi nata, nihil non arrogat armis—He says that laws were not framed for him; he claims everything by force of arms.Horace.

Jurado ha el vano de lo negro no hacer bianco—The bath has sworn not to wash the black man white.Spanish Proverb.

Jurare in verba magistri—To swear by the words of the master.

Juravi lingua, mentem injuratam gero—I have sworn with my tongue, but I bear a mind unsworn.Cicero.

Jure divino—By Divine right, or ordination of heaven.

Jure humano—By human law, or the will of the people.

Jure, non dono—By right, not by gift.Motto.

Jure repræsentationis—By right of representation.Law.

Jurgia præcipue vino stimulata caveto—Above all, avoid quarrels excited by wine.Ovid.

Juris utriusque doctor—Doctor of both laws, civil and canon.

Juristen, böse Christen—Jurists are bad Christians.German Proverb.

Jus civile—The civil or Roman law.

Jus civile neque inflecti gratia, neque perfringi potentia, neque adulterari pecunia debet—The law ought neither to be warped by favour, nor broken through by power, nor corrupted by money.Cicero.

Jus commune—The common or customary law.

Jus devolutum—A devolved right, specially of a presbytery in Scotland to present to a benefice, the patron having failed to do so.Law.

Jus et norma loquendi—The law and rule of language.

Jus gentium—The law of nations, as the basis of their international relations.

Jus gladii—The right of the sword.

Jus in re—A real right.Law.

Jus omnium in omnia, et consequenter bellum omnium in omnes—The right of all to everything, and therefore of all to make war on all.Hobbes.

Jus mariti—The right of a husband.Law.

Jus postliminii—The law of recovery of forfeited rights.Law.

Jus primogenituræ—The right of primogeniture.Law.

Jus proprietatis—The right of property.Law.

Jus regium—Royal right, or right of the Crown.Law.

Jus sanguinis—The right of consanguinity, or blood.Law.

Jus summum sæpe summa malitia est—Extreme law is often extreme wrong.Terence.

Jusqu où les hommes ne se portent-ils point par l’intérêt de la religion, dont ils sont si peu persuadés, et qu’ils pratiquent si mal?—To what excesses are not men carried in the interest of a religion of which they have little or no faith, and which they so badly practise?La Bruyère.

Just a kind word and a yielding manner, and anger and complaining may be avoided.Spurgeon.

Just a path that is sure, / Thorny or not, / And a heart honest and pure / Keeping the path that is sure, / That be my lot.Dr. Walter Smith.

Just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.Bible.

Just are the ways of God, / And justifiable to men; / Unless there be who think not God at all.Milton.

Just as a moth gnaws a garment, so doth envy consume a man.St. Chrysostom.

Just as “dirt is something in its wrong place,” so social evils are mainly wrong applications of right powers.H. Willett.

Just as gymnastic exercise is necessary to keep the body healthy, so is musical exercise necessary to keep the soul healthy; the proper nourishment of the intellect and passions can no more take place without music than the proper functions of the stomach and the blood without exercise.Plato, interpreted by Ruskin.

Just as the flint contains the spark, unknown to itself, which the steel alone can wake into life, so adversity often reveals to us hidden gems which prosperity or negligence would cause for ever to lie hid.Billings.

Just at the age ’twixt boy and youth, / When thought is speech, and speech is truth.Scott.

Just enou’, and nae mair, like Janet Howie’s shearers’ meat.Scotch Proverb.

Just hatred of scoundrels, fixed, irreconcilable, inexorable enmity to the enemies of God; this, and not love of them, is the backbone of any religion whatsoever, let alone the Christian.Carlyle.

Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, / A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew.Cowper.

Just laws are no restraint upon the freedom of the good, for the good man desires nothing which a just law will interfere with.Froude.

Just plain duty to know, / Irksome or not, / And truer and better to grow / In doing the duty I know, / That I have sought.Dr. Walter Smith.

Justa razon engañar el engañador—It is fair to cheat the cheater.Spanish Proverb.

Justæ causæ facilis est defensio—The defence of a just cause is easy.

Juste milieu—Right medium.Motto of the government of Louis Philippe.

Justi ut sidera fulgent—The just shine as the stars.Motto.

Justice always is, whether we define or not. Everything done, suffered, or proposed in Parliament, or out of it, is either just or unjust; either is accepted by the gods and eternal facts, or is rejected by them.Carlyle.

Justice and humanity have been fighting their way, like a thunderstorm, against the organised selfishness of human nature. God has given manhood but one clue to success—utter and exact justice.Wendell Phillips.

Justice and judgment are the habitation of God’s throne.Bible.

Justice and reverence are the everlasting central law of this universe.Carlyle.

Justice and truth alone are capable of being “conserved” and preserved.Carlyle.

Justice and truth are two points of such exquisite delicacy, that our coarse and blunted instruments will not touch them accurately.Pascal.

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving no offence.Cicero.

Justice consists mainly in the granting to every human being due aid in the development of such faculties as it possesses for action and enjoyment,… taking most pains with the best material.Ruskin.

Justice gives sentence many times / On one man for another’s crimes.Butler.

Justice (such as Giotto represents her) has no bandage about her eyes, and weighs not with scales, but with her own hands; and weighs, not merely the shares and remunerations of men, but the worth of them; and finding them worth this or that, gives them what they deserve—death or honour.Ruskin.

Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.Daniel Defoe.

Justice is blind; he knows nobody.Dryden.

Justice is conformity to what the Maker has seen good to make.Carlyle.

Justice is lame as well as blind among us.Otway.

Justice is love’s order.J. M. Gibbon.

Justice is not postponed. A perfect equality adjusts its balance in all parts of life.Emerson.

Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.Chateaubriand.

Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.Diderot.

Justice is the freedom of those who are equal. Injustice is the freedom of those who are unequal.Jacobi.

Justice is the great end of civil society.Dudley Field.

Justice is the keynote of the world, and all else is ever out of tune.Theod. Parker.

Justice is the whole secret of success in governments; as absolutely essential to the training of an infant as to the control of a mighty nation.Simms.

Justice is truth in action.Disraeli.

Justice, like lightning, ever shall appear, / To few men’s ruin, but to all men’s fear.Swetnam.

Justice may be furnished out of fire, as far as her sword goes; and courage may be all over a continual blaze.Addison.

Justice must and will be done.Carlyle.

Justice of thought and style, refinement in manners, good breeding, and politeness of every kind, can come only from the trial and experience of what is best.Duncan.

Justice pleaseth few in their own house.Proverb.

Justice satisfies everybody, and justice alone.Emerson.

Justice, self-command, and true thought are our salvation.Plato.

Justice, the miracle-worker among men.John Bright.

Justice were cruel weakly to relent; / From Mercy’s self she got her sacred glaive: / Grace be to those who can and will repent; / But penance long and dreary to the slave.Thomson.

Justice, while she winks at crimes, / Stumbles on innocence sometimes.Butler.

Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.Pascal.

Justice without wisdom is impossible.Froude.

Justicia, mas no por mi casa—Justice by all means, but not in my own house.Spanish Proverb.

Justissimus unus / Et servantissimus æqui—Just and observant of what is right, as no other is.Virgil.

Justitia erga Deum religio dicitur; erga parentes pietas—The discharge of our duty towards God is called religion; towards our parents, piety.Cicero.

Justitia est constans et perpetua voluntas jus suum cuique tribuendi—Justice is the constant and unswerving desire to render to every man his own.Justinian.

Justitia est obtemperatio scriptis legibus—Justice is conformity to the written laws.Cicero.

Justitia et pax—Justice and peace.Motto.

Justitia nihil expetit præmii—Justice seeks no reward.Cicero.

Justitia non novit patrem nec matrem, solum veritatem spectat—Justice knows neither father nor mother; it regards the truth alone.Law.

Justitia tanta vis est, ut ne illi quidem, qui maleficio et scelere pascuntur, possint sine ulla particula justitiæ vivere—There is such force in justice, that those even who live by crime and wickedness cannot live without some small portion of it among them.Cicero.

Justitia virtutum regina—Justice is the queen of virtues.Motto.

Justitiæ partes sunt, non violare homines verecundiæ non offendere—It is the office of justice to injure no man; of propriety, to offend none.Cicero.

Justitiæ soror fides—Faith the sister of justice.Motto.

Justitiæ tenax—Tenacious of justice.Motto.

Justum bellum quibus necessarium, et pia arma quibus nulla nisi in armis relinquitur spes—War is just to those to whom it is necessary; and to take up arms is a sacred duty with those who have no other hope left.Livy.

Justum et tenacem propositi virum, / Non civium ardor prava jubentium, / Non vultus instantis tyranni / Mente quatit solida—Not the rage of the citizens commanding wrongful measures, not the aspect of the threatening tyrant, can shake from his firm purpose the man who is just and resolute.Horace.

Justus propositi tenax—A just man steadfast to his purpose.Horace.

Justus ut palma florebit—The just shall flourish as a palm tree.Motto.

Juvante Deo—By the help of God.Motto.

Juvenile vitium regere non posse impetum—It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.Seneca.

[Greek]—A Cadmæn victory, i.e., one in which the conquerors suffer as much as the conquered.

[Greek]—And forethought too is a manly virtue.Euripides.

[Greek]—Know your opportunity.Pittachus, one of the seven sages of Greece.

[Greek]—A necessary evil.

[Greek]—From a bad crow a bad egg.Proverb.

Kalendæ Græcæ—Never (lit. the Greek Kalends).

Kalte Hand, warmes Herz—A cold hand, a warm heart.German Proverb.

Kann auch der Sonne Kraft ein irrer Stern entwallen? / Wie könnte denn ein Mensch aus Gottes Liebe fallen?—Can a planet wander away even from the power of the sun? How then can man fall out of the love of God?Rückert.

Kann er mir mehr als seine Seele geben?—Can he give me more than his soul?Lortzing.

Kann ich Armeen aus der Erde stampfen? / Wächst mir ein Kornfeld in der flachen Hand?—Can I stamp armies out of the earth? Does a field of corn grow on the palm of my hand?Schiller.

Kannst dem Schicksal widerstehen, / Aber manchmal giebt es Schläge; / Will’s nicht aus dem Wege gehen, / Ei! so geh’ du aus dem Wege.—Thou canst withstand fate, but many a time it gives blows. Wilt it not go out of thy way, why then, go thou out of its.Goethe.

Kannst du nicht allen gefallen durch deine That und dein Kunstwerk: / Mach’ es wenigen recht; vielen gefallen ist schlimm—If thou canst not by thy act or thy art please every one, be it thy endeavour to please a few; to attempt to please many is naught.Schiller.

Kannst du nicht der Welt entsagen, / Winkt das Glück dir nimmer zu—If thou canst not renounce the world, the genius of happiness never salutes thee.Prutz.

Kannst du nicht schön empfinden, dir bleibt doch, vernünftig zu wollen, / Und als ein Geist zu thun, was du als Mensch nicht vermagst—If thou canst not have fineness of feelings, it is still open to thee to will what is reasonable, and to do as a spirit what thou canst not do as a man.Goethe.

Kartenspiel ist des Teufels Gebetsbuch—A pack of cards is the devil’s prayer-book.German Proverb.

[Greek]—By way of excellence; pre-eminently.

[Greek]—After the feast; too late.

[Greek]—Even Patroclus is dead, who was much better than thou.Homer.

Kauf bedarf hundert Augen; Verkauf hat an einem genug—One who buys needs a hundred eyes; one is enough for him who sells.German Proverb.

Kaufen ist wohlfeiler als Bitten—Buying is cheaper than asking.German Proverb.

Kaum ist ein Irrthum unterdrückt, so erhebt sich wieder ein anderer, den man schon in tiefe Vergessenheit begraben glaubte—No sooner is one error suppressed than another rises up again which was believed to be buried in eternal oblivion.Oersted.

Keep a gamester from dice, and a good student from his book.Merry Wives, iii. 1.

Keep a thing seven years, and you find a use for it.Scotch Proverb.

Keep all thy native good, and naturalise / All foreign of that name; but scorn their ill; / Embrace their activeness, not vanities.George Herbert.

Keep always in your mind that, with due submission to Providence, a man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.Johnson.

Keep company with the humble, with the devout, and with the virtuous; and confer with them of things that edify.Thomas à Kempis.

Keep cool, and you command everybody.St. Just.

Keep good company, and you shall be of the number.Proverb.

Keep me in patience; and, with ripened time, / Unfold the evil which is here wrapt up / In countenance.Meas. for Meas., v. 1.

Keep my judgments and do them.Bible.

Keep not standing fix’d and rooted; / Briskly venture, briskly roam; / Head and hand, where’er thou foot it, / And stout heart are still at home. / In what land the sun does visit, / Brisk are we, whate’er betide; / To give space for wandering is it / That the world was made so wide.Goethe.

Keep oot o’ his company wha cracks o’ his cheatery—i.e., boasts of cunning.Scotch Proverb.

Keep some till more come.Proverb.

Keep the bowels open, the head cool, and the feet warm, and a fig for the doctors.Proverb.

Keep the common road and you are safe.Proverb.

Keep the dogs near when thou suppest with the wolf.Eastern Proverb.

Keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.Bible.

Keep the imagination sane; that is one of the truest conditions of communion with heaven.Hawthorne.

Keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother.Bible.

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear than to give the sacrifice of fools.Bible.

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.Bible.

Keep thy mind always at its own disposal.Thomas à Kempis.

Keep thyself perfectly still, however it may storm around thee. The more thou feelest thyself to be a man, so much the more dost thou resemble the gods.Goethe.

Keep to companions of your own rank.Goldsmith.

Keep to your subject close in all you say; / Nor for a sounding sentence ever stray.Dryden.

Keep well while you are well.Proverb.

Keep what you want, cast what you can, and expect nothing back once lost or once given.Ruskin.

Keep you in the rear of your affection, / Out of the shot and danger of desire.Hamlet, i. 3.

Keep your ain fish guts for your ain seamaws—i.e., what you don’t need yourselves for your own friends.Scotch Proverb.

Keep your breath to cool your own crowdie (cold stirabout)—i.e., till you can use it to some purpose.Scotch Proverb.

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage; half-shut afterwards.American Proverb.

Keep your gab steeket (mouth shut) when ye kenna (know not) your company.Scotch Proverb.

Keep your hurry in your fist.Irish Proverb.

Keep your idea while you can; let it still circulate in your blood, and there fructify; inarticulately inciting you to good activities; giving to your whole spiritual life a ruddier health. And when the time comes for speaking it you will speak it all the more concisely and the more expressively; and if such a time should never come, have you not already acted it and uttered it as no words can?Carlyle.

Keep your mouth and keep your friend.Danish Proverb.

Keep your mouth shut and your een open.Scotch Proverb.

Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you.Proverb.

Keeping from falling is better than helping up.Proverb.

Kein Baum fällt auf den ersten Schlag—No tree falls at the first blow.German Proverb.

Kein Bündniss ist mit dem Gezücht der Schlangen—No covenant is to be made with the serpent’s brood.Schiller.

Kein Ding ist so schlecht, dass es nicht zu etwas nützen sollte—There’s nothing so bad as not to be of service for something.German Proverb.

Kein grosser Mann muss eines natürlichen Todes sterben—No great man is ordained to die a natural death.Goethe.

Kein Kaiser hat dem Herzen vorzuschreiben—No emperor has power to dictate to the heart.Schiller.

Kein kluger Streiter hält den Feind gering—No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversary.Goethe.

Kein Mann ist im Stande, den Werth eines Weibes zu fühlen, das nicht sich zu ehren weiss—No man is able to feel the worth of a woman who knows not how to respect herself.Goethe.

Kein Mensch ergründet sein Verhängniss—No man ever fathoms the mystery of his fate.Bodenstedt.

Kein Mensch kann so ganz Teufel sein, dass er / Des Lichtes letzten Strahl in sich ersticke—No man can be so entirely evil as to stifle the last ray of light in his soul.Körner.

Kein Mensch / Muss das Unmögliche erzwingen wollen—No man must seek to constrain the impossible.Goethe.

Kein Mensch muss müssen—No man is compelled to be compelled (lit., must must).Lessing.

Kein schöner Ding ist wohl auf Erden / Als Frauenlieb, wem sie mag werden—There is no finer thing, I ween, on earth than woman’s love to him who may be the object of it.Luther.

Kein Schurke ist so dumm, dass er nicht einen Grund für seine Niederträchtigkeit fände—No scoundrel is so stupid as not to find a reason for his vile conduct.Körner.

Kein Wunder, dass wir uns Alle mehr oder weniger im Mittelmässigen gefallen, weil es uns in Ruhe lässt; es giebt das behagliche Gefühl, als wenn man mit seines Gleichen umginge—No wonder we are all more or less content with the ordinary, for it leaves us undisturbed; we have the comfortable feeling of having only to deal with our like.Goethe.

Keine Gaukelkunst berückt / Das Flammenauge, das ins Innere blickt—By no juggler’s art can you beguile the eye of fire which glances into the inner soul of things.Schiller.

Keine Kunst ist, Geister loszulassen; Kunstgerecht sie binden, ist die Kunst—There is no art in freeing spirits; to bind them by art is art.Rückert.

Keine Probe ist gefährlich, zu der man Muth hat—No ordeal is hazardous which one has the courage to face.Goethe.

Keinen Glauben hat die Liebe / Als den Glauben an sich selber!—Love has no faith but faith in itself.Bodenstedt.

Keinen Reimer wird man finden, / Der sich nicht den besten hielte, / Keinen Fiedler, der nicht lieber / Eigne Melodien spielte—You will meet with no rhymer who does not think himself the best, no fiddler who does not prefer to play his own tunes.Goethe.

Keiner ist so klug, dass er nicht ein wenig Narrheit übrig hätte—No one is so wise as not to have a little folly to spare.German Proverb.

Ken when to spend, and when to spare, and when to buy, and you’ll ne’er be bare.Scotch Proverb.

Ken yoursel’, and your neebours winna mistak’ you.Scotch Proverb.

Kennst du das herrliche Gift der unbefriedigten Liebe? / Es versengt und erquickt, zehret am Mark und erneut’s—Knowest thou the lordly poison of disappointed love? It withers up and quickens, consumes to the marrow and renews.Goethe.

Kennst du das Land, wo die Citronen blüh’n?—Know’st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom?Goethe.

Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness than all the other holes in this world put together.Sterne.

Ki sokat markol, keveset szorit—He who roves much takes firm root nowhere.J. Arany.

Kill, and thou shalt be killed, and they shall kill him who kills thee.Spanish Proverb.

Kill no more than you can salt.Danish Proverb.

Kin or no kin, evil to him who has nothing.Italian Proverb.

Kind hearts are more than coronets, and simple faith than Norman blood.Tennyson.

Kind words are worth much and they cost little.Proverb.

Kind words don’t wear the tongue.Danish Proverb.

Kind words prevent a good deal of that perverseness which rough and imperious usage often produces in generous minds.Locke.

Kindle not a fire that you cannot extinguish.Proverb.

Kindliness decreases when money is in question.Hausemann.

Kindness by secret sympathy is tied; / For noble souls in nature are allied.Dryden.

Kindness canna aye lie on ae side o’ the hoose.Scotch Proverb.

Kindness comes o’ will; it canna be coft (bought).Scotch Proverb.

Kindness has resistless charms; / All things else but weakly move; / Fiercest anger it disarms, / And clips the wings of flying love.Rochester.

Kindness, in act at least, is in our power, but fondness is not.Johnson.

Kindness in us is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.Landor.

Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.Tam. of Shrew, iv. 2.

Kindness is a good thing in itself.Johnson.

Kindness is lost upon an ungrateful man.Proverb.

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.Goethe.

Kindness is virtue itself.Lamartine.

Kindness, nobler ever than revenge.As You Like It, iv. 3.

Kindness out of season destroys authority.Saadi.

Kindness overcomes a’ dislike.Scotch Proverb.

Kindness will creep whaur it canna gang.Scotch Proverb.

Kindnesses, like grain, increase by sowing.Proverb.

Kindnesses misplaced are nothing but a curse and a disservice.Ennius.

Kindred weaknesses induce friendship as often as kindred virtues.Bovee.

Kings alone are no more than single men.Proverb.

Kings and bears aft worry their keepers.Scotch Proverb.

Kings and their subjects, masters and slaves, find a common level in two places—at the foot of the cross and in the grave.Colton.

Kings are but the slaves of their position; they dare not follow what their own hearts dictate.Schiller.

Kings are like stars; they rise and set; they have / The worship of the world, but no repose.Shelley.

Kings are said to have long arms; but every man should have long arms, and should pluck his living, his instruments, his power, and his knowing from the sun, moon, and stars.Emerson.

Kings are willing to be aided, but not surpassed.Grattan.

Kings’ caff (chaff) is better than ither folk’s corn—i.e., perquisites in his service are better than the wages others give.Scotch Proverb.

Kings’ cheese gangs half awa’ in parings—i.e., in the expense of collecting it.Scotch Proverb.

Kings chiefly in this should imitate God; their mercy should be above all their works.William Penn.

Kings do with men as with pieces of money; they give them what value they please, and we are obliged to receive them at their current, and not at their real value.La Rochefoucauld.

Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.Dryden.

Kings hae long lugs (ears).Scotch Proverb.

Kings have long arms.Proverb.

Kings may be bless’d, but Tam was glorious, / O’er a’ the ills o’ life victorious.Burns.

Kings ought to be kings in all things.Adrian.

Kings ought to shear, not skin their sheep.Herrick.

Kings’ titles commonly begin by force, / Which time wears off, and mellows on to right.Dryden.

Kings who affect to be familiar with their companions make use of men as they do of oranges, which, when they have well sucked, they throw away.Aiva.

Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.Burke.

Kings wish to be absolute, and they are sometimes told that the best way to become so is to make themselves beloved by the people; but the maxim, unhappily, is laughed at in court.Rousseau.