Divine Right Of Kings Quotes by King James I, Charles Koch, Ursula K. Le Guin, Joe Carter, Benjamin Disraeli, Mary Wollstonecraft and many others.
The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth: for kings are not only God’s Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God’s throne, but even by God himself they are called Gods.
America was the first country in history to be founded on, people have rights. Not the divine right of kings, not the emperor’s a god, or idolized, or we have to do what the dear leader says. And, expressly, that it’s a system of equal rights, and then governments are instituted to secure those rights.
We live in capitalism, its power seems inescapable – but then, so did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words.
Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art – the art of words.
We need some remedial training on how to live as subjects in a kingdom. We may be justified in rejecting the divine right of kings to rule but we cannot be justified if we reject the rule of our divine king.
The divine right of kings may have been a plea for feeble tyrants, but the divine right of government is the keystone of human progress, and without it governments sink into police, and a nation is degraded into a mob.
The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.
Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings
We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.