Throne Sayings and Quotes

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

No throne in the world can substitute a beach chair.     

Talismanist Giebra

Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.      

King Solomon

A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.     

Napoleon Bonaparte

It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.     


The road may be rough, the journey may be tough and the experience may be bitter, but they are stepping stones to our future thrones.     

Bamigboye Olurotimi

No king has a throne more beautiful than a bench covered with the autumn leaves!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Some smart man once said that on the most exalted throne in the world, we are seated on nothing but our own arse.     

Wendell Mayes

What is a throne? A chair; ornamented but a poisonous chair!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.     

Michel de Montaigne

I swear to you sitting a throne is a thousand times harder than winning one.     

George R.R. Martin

Among those who share a throne there can be no loyalty; Dominion's ever impatient consort.     


A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.     

Walter Bagehot

It was not a comfortable Throne, this seat made of stone. But power was not supposed to be comfortable.     

Elizabeth D. Marie

Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.     

James Russell Lowell

On the throne, one has many worries; and remorse is the one that weighs the least.      

Jean Racine

A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else.     

Pierre Corneille

An imaginary throne is more glorious than a mat of house.     

Santosh Avvannavar

You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long.     

Boris Yeltsin