Royal Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old royal quotes, royal sayings, and royal proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.     

Gianni Versace

There's nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.     

Alice Cary

Being born into the Royal Family is like being born into a mental asylum. Marrying into it is not something to be taken lightly.     

John Lydon

There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!     

Saint Francis De Sales

Be Royal in your on own fashion. Act like a King to be treated.     

Robert Greene

Poems, like dreams, are a sort of royal road to the unconcious. They tell you what your secret self cannot express.     

Erica Jong

The institution of royalty in any form is an insult to the human race.      

Mark Twain

To the royal guards of this realm, we are all victims in-waiting.     

Cheshire Cat

Royal blood isn't blue, it is a jaundiced shade of red and riddled with broken chromosomes.     

Dean Cavanagh

All kings and queens are not born of royal bloodlines. Some become royal because of what they do once they realize who they are.     

Pharrell Williams

What we need is a royal army of returned missionaries reenlisted into service.     

L. Tom Perry

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.     

Sigmund Freud

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.     

Dale Carnegie

There is no royal road to a successful life, as there is no royal road to learning. It has got to be hard knocks, morning, noon, and night, and fixity of purpose.     

Charles M. Schwab

There is no royal road to geometry.     


Historically, royal families have represented an institution. The institution is built on heritage, and is timeless in that sense.     

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art.     

Anthony Trollope

There is no royal road; you've got to work a good deal harder than most people want to work.     

Charles E. Wilson

For a sailor used to travelling light and looking after himself, many aspects of life as a royal came as an unpleasant shock to Prince Philip.     

Ingrid Seward

There is only one royal road for the spiritual journey ... Love.     

Sathya Sai Baba

Dreams are the royal road to the unconcious.     

Sigmund Freud

Winning the Royal Rumble is as big an accomplishment as anything.     

John Cena

The Royal Crown cures not the headache.     

George Herbert

And now run the race which is set before thee, in the royal way of universal love.     

John Wesley