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A fully equipped duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and dukes are just as great a terror -- and they last longer.
~ David Lloyd George | ( British statesman. ) | 1863-1945 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
-: [ Notebook L 44 (1793-1796) ]
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
It is nobler to be good, and it is nobler to teach others to be good, and less trouble!
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Lords are lordliest in their wine.
~ John Milton | ( English poet. ) | 1608-1674 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
~ Thomas Jefferson | ( Third president of the United States. ) | 1743-1826 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
You should study the Peerage, Gerald. It is the one book a young man about town should know thoroughly, and it is the best thing in fiction the English have ever done.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Aristocracy
quotes Division : Dramatists