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

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

Profession: British Economist, Critic

Royalty is a government in which the attention of the nation is concentrated on one person doing interesting actions.

Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

Profession: British Economist, Critic

The best reason why Monarchy is a strong government is, that it is an intelligible government. The mass of mankind understand it, and they hardly anywhere in the world understand any other.

Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

Profession: British Economist, Critic

The Sovereign has, under a constitutional monarchy such as ours, three rights -- the right to be consulted, the right to encourage, the right to warn. And a king of great sense and sagacity would want no others.

Author: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)

Profession: British Economist, Critic

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

All the time I feel I must justify my existence.

Author: Prince Of Wales Charles (1948)

Profession: Duke of Edinburgh, Son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

There is something behind the throne greater than the King himself.

Author: William Pitt The Elder, Lord Chatham (1708-1778)

Profession: British Statesman

I have nothing against the Queen of England. Even in my heart I never resented her for not being Jackie Kennedy. She is, to my mind, a very gallant lady, victimized by whoever it is who designs the tops of her uniforms.

Author: Leonard Cohen (1934)

Profession: Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer

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.

Author: James F. Cooper (1789-1851)

Profession: American Novelist

Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

I'd like to be queen of people's hearts.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

Call me Diana, not Princess Diana.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

Everyone likes flattery; and when you come to Royalty you should lay it on with a trowel.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

We live in what virtually amounts to a museum -- which does not happen to a lot of people.

Author: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921)

Profession: The husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom