These royalty quotes were spoken by popular figures. Read through the article to share these famous royalty quotations and sayings.

Royalty Quotes

The word royalty has many meanings depending in which context the word is used. The most common definition describes those members belonging to a royal family. Almost all the countries in the old world had been ruled by the royalty at one time or the other but its influence has been steadily on the decline. Nowadays, royalty is no more than a showpiece with their pomp, grandeur and power being just a shadow of yesteryear. Royalty can also refer to a certain amount paid to the owner of a licensed property, or even an old Japanese card game. Read through the article to know more about these ostentatious royalty quotations and sayings.

With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.

- Adam Smith

It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen.

- Dolly Parton

My family got all over me because they said Bush is only for the rich people. Then I reminded them, 'Hey, I'm rich.

- Charles Barkley

When you look at Prince Charles, don't you think that someone in the Royal family knew someone in the Royal family?

- Robin Williams

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The word must is not to be used to princes.

- Elizabeth I

To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.

- Elizabeth I

Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.

- King Solomon

Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper.

- Louis XIV

Laws are the sovereigns of sovereign.

- Louis XIV

People who know me well, call me Elizabeth. I dislike Liz.

- Elizabeth Taylor

No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.

- Pythagoras

He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.

- John Milton

I hate it when people call me a teen queen.

- Lindsay Lohan

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.

- Marlene Dietrich

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

- Mary Wollstonecraft

One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king.

- Abraham Maslow

History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.

- William Morris

If you see me as just the princess then you misunderstand who I am and what I have been through.

- Mariah Carey

If the king loves music, there is little wrong in the land.

- Mencius

It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.

- Cat Stevens

Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.

- Sun Tzu

By blood a king, in heart a clown.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

You are a member of the British royal family. We are never tired, and we all love hospitals.

- Queen Mary

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

- Oprah Winfrey

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.

- Mary Kay Ash

Don't be surprised if I demur, for, be advised my passport's green. No glass of ours was ever raised to toast The Queen.

- Seamus Heaney

Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.

- Diogenes

Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.

- Niccolo Machiavelli

War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.

- Niccolo Machiavelli

To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand the nature of the prince, one must be of the people.

- Niccolo Machiavelli

I have absolutely no difficulty myself with the playing of God Save the Queen in the presence of Her Majesty.

- John Howard

Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings.

- Frederick The Great

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.

- Queen Victoria

The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself .

- Queen Victoria

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.

- George Sand

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

- Herbert Spencer

National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane.

- J. F. C. Fuller

Ross begat Shawn. He handed down the crown of St Peter to Shawn.

- Calvin Marshall Trillin

There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.

- J. G. Holland

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