„I am no less confident, that no learned lawyer will affirm that an impeachment can lie against the King, they all going in his name: and one of their maxims is, that the King can do no wrong.“

Reasons for declining the jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice http://www.constitution.org/eng/conpur083.htm (21 January 1649)

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„That the king can do no wrong, is a necessary and fundamental principle of the English constitution.“

—  William Blackstone, buch Commentaries on the Laws of England

Book III, ch. 17 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/blackstone_bk3ch17.asp: Of Injuries Proceeding from, or Affecting, the Crown.
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„All kings is mostly rapscallions, as fur as I can make out.“

—  Mark Twain, buch Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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„I am the black crow king,
Keeper of the forgotten corn,
The King!“

—  Nick Cave Australian musician 1957

Song lyrics, The Firstborn Is Dead (1985), Black Crow King

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„I believe in God. And I believe in the custody of God vested in kings. And I'm very happy to have your name as "King." It's the King!“

—  Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Inventor of Transcendental Meditation, musician 1917 - 2008

Quoted from Larry King Weekend, Interview With Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (2002-05-12) http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0205/12/lklw.00.html

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„Tonight I am going to speak on the class struggle and I am going to make it so plain that even a lawyer can understand it.“

—  Bill Haywood Labor organizer 1869 - 1928

Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and The Struggle for the American Dream, Bruce Watson. Viking-Penguin, 2005; pg. 95.

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„I am the King.“

—  Arthur C. Clarke, buch The Fountains of Paradise

Ah, but which king? The monarch who had stood on these granite flagstones — scarcely worn then, eighteen hundred years ago — was probably an able and intelligent man; but he failed to conceive that the time could ever come when he would fade into an anonymity as deep as that of his humblest subjects.
Quelle: 1970s, The Fountains of Paradise (1979), Ch. 11 “The Silent Princess”, p. 65

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„I am sure there is only one solution, that is for me to remove myself from the King's life. That is what I am doing now.“

—  Wallis, Duchess of Windsor wife of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom 1896 - 1986

After the possibility of abdication was reported in the newspapers, she left for Cannes, 3 December 1936.
Matthew, H. C. G., ‘Edward VIII [later Prince Edward, duke of Windsor] (1894–1972)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 accessed 21 Nov 2008 http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/31061,

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„I am more afraid of King Alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.“

—  Thomas Jackson Confederate general 1824 - 1863

As quoted in Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes, and Letters of Gen. Robert E. Lee (1874) by John William Jones, p. 171

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