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Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.
The word must is not to be used to princes.
I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children.
A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.
If we still advise we shall never do.
I do not choose that my grave should be dug while I am still alive.
Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor’s son to…
Where minds differ and opinions swerve there is scant a friend in that company.
My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England’s hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a…
Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! Thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used…
The stone often recoils on the head of the thrower.
The end crowneth the work.
Where might is mixed with wit, there is too good an accord in a government.
It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
Those who appear the most sanctified are the worst.
He who placed me in this seat will keep me here.
Ye may have a greater prince, but ye shall never have a more loving prince.
If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.
There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that…
The past cannot be cured.
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