PREROGATIVE QUOTES

Prerogative Quotes,

"Even if one is interested only in one's own society, which is one's prerogative, one can understand that society much better by comparing it with others." Peter L Berger. IMG
"To be sick is to enjoy monarchical prerogatives." Charles Lamb. IMG
"To make someone wait: the constant prerogative of all power." Roland Barthes. IMG
"The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself." Pauline Kael. IMG
"I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather." Shirley Manson. IMG
"Unto a broken heart No other one may go Without the high prerogative Itself hath suffered too." Emily Dickinson. IMG
"On being: Arrogance is not the prerogative of the gifted." Andy Hargreaves. IMG
"Freedom is not the sole prerogative of a chosen few, but the universal right of all God's children." Ronald Reagan. IMG
"The people's liberties strengthen the king's prerogative, and the king's prerogative is to defend the people's liberties." Charles I of England. IMG
"Power without responsibility - the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages." Stanley Baldwin. IMG
"I'm a politician, and as a politician I have the prerogative to lie whenever I want." Charlie Peacock. IMG
"If somebody don't like something that I do, that's his or her prerogative. Just like it's mine." Ray Charles. IMG
"It is an old prerogative of kings to govern everything but their passions." Charles Dickens. IMG
"It is not the constitutional prerogative of the Government to determine needs." David Mamet. IMG
"Gluttony is mankind's exclusive prerogative." Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. IMG
"The Creator gave us the complete, unchallengable right of prerogative over the one thing, and only thing we own, our mind." Napoleon Hill. IMG
"Beauty is the true prerogative of women, and so peculiarly their own, that our sex, though naturally requiring another sort of feature, is never in its lustre but when puerile and beardless, confused and mixed with theirs." Michel De Montaigne. IMG
"The first is the law, the last prerogative." John Dryden. IMG
"It is the prerogative of great men only to have great defects." Francois de La Rochefoucauld. IMG
"The pursuit of eternity is no longer the prerogative of the gods - it is the business of us all, here and now." Bob Brown. IMG
"My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment." Britney Spears. IMG
"According to the Bible, God created the heavens and the Earth. It is man's prerogative - and woman's - to create their own particular and private hell." Rod Serling. IMG
"Freedom which in no other land will thrive, Freedom an English subject's sole prerogative." John Dryden. IMG
"Remember, your prerogative is to govern, and not to serve the things of this world." Thomas A Kempis. IMG
"One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason." William Godwin. IMG
"It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak." Neil Gaiman. IMG
"Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue." Martin Farquhar Tupper. IMG
"It is the prerogative of wizards to be grumpy. It is not, however, the prerogative of freelance consultants who are late on their rent, so instead of saying something smart, I told the woman on the phone, "Yes, ma'am. How can I help you today?" Jim Butcher. IMG
"We returned home, after these experiments, with the conviction that sailing flight was not the exclusive prerogative of birds." Otto Lilienthal. IMG
"It [Adam's act] cast off the authority of God, usurped his prerogative, and gave the mind up to the dominion of natural desire" John L. Dagg. IMG
"Love ever gives-forgives-outlives and ever stands with open hands. And while it lives, it gives. For this is love's prerogative - to give and give and give...." William Arthur Dunkerley. IMG
"It has always been the perogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor." Neil Gaiman. IMG
"A critic has no right to the narrowness which is the frequent prerogative of the creative artist." E M Forster. IMG
"What men call luck Is the prerogative of valiant souls, The fealty life pays its rightful kings." James Russell Lowell. IMG
"The old middle-class prerogative of being permanently in a most filthy temper." John Mortimer. IMG
"I'm not talking to anyone, I'm delivering a monologue. It's the inebriated man's prerogative." Carlos Ruiz Zafon. IMG
"Senseless violence is a prerogative of youth, which has much energy but little talent for the constructive." Anthony Burgess. IMG
"In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave." John James Ingalls. IMG
"I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice." Corliss Lamont. IMG
"We sometimes talk as if "original research" were a peculiar prerogative of scientists or at least of advanced students. But all thinking is research, and all research is native, original, with him who carries it on, even if everybody else in the world already is sure of what he is still looking for." John Dewey. IMG
"As the prerogative of Natural Science is to cultivate a taste for observation, so that of Mathematics is, almost from the starting point, to stimulate the faculty of invention." James Joseph Sylvester. IMG
"By privileges, immunities, or prerogatives to give unlimited swing to the passions of individuals, and then to hope that they will restrain them, is about as reasonable as to expect that the tiger will spare the hart to browse upon the herbage." Charles Caleb Colton. IMG
"In philosophy equally as in poetry it is the highest and most useful prerogative of genius to produce the strongest impressions of novelty, while it rescues admitted truths from the neglect caused by the very circumstance of their universal admission." Samuel Taylor Coleridge. IMG
"You know, in this business, you don't have any control over what the press says and how they portray things. And that's their prerogative. But I think anybody who looks at it objectively has trouble making the case that somehow this is a bad economy." Dick Cheney. IMG
"Reason to rule, mercy to forgive: The first is law, the last prerogative." Louis Dudek. IMG
"The thought of the future life with its prerogatives and joys helps to make the trials of the present seem light and transient." Billy Graham. IMG
"I had to admit that in his old-fashioned way O'Hara was still romantic about sex; like Scott Fitzgerald, he thought of it as an upper-class prerogative." Alfred Kazin. IMG
"Acting is a child's prerogative. Children are born to act. Usually, people grow up and out of it. Actors always seem to me to be people who never quite did grow out of it." Joanne Woodward. IMG
"The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages." Tom Stoppard. IMG
"I don't think enjoying life is an exclusive prerogative of young people." Mick Jagger. IMG
"The government is merely a servantmerely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them." Mark Twain. IMG
"But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise his prerogatives on earth, does involve a claim to his attributes, and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition to a man claiming to be God." Charles Hodge. IMG
"Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority." Charles Hodge. IMG
"Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future." Coco Chanel. IMG
"Your life changes. Everything has to be done perfectly, and I didn't follow that. I lived my life as if I wasn't in the public eye. I thought, 'I'm young. I have the right to experience new things, and if I want to go to a bar and get drunk, that's my prerogative.'" Shannen Doherty. IMG
"I tried to explain to her the significance of the great poet, but without much success, The Waste Land not figuring very largely in Mam's scheme of things. "The thing is," I said finally, "he won the Nobel Prize." "Well," she said, with that unerring grasp of inessentials which is the prerogative of mothers, "I'm not surprised. It was a beautiful overcoat." Alan Bennett. IMG
"A high proportion of the population enjoys many of the 'luxuries' which until recently were considered the prerogative of the rich; and the ordinary worker lives at what even two decades ago would have been considered in Britain a middle-class standard of life." Anthony Crosland. IMG
"When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative." Francis Bacon. IMG
"Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason." Albert Pike. IMG
"It was the king's army, the king's people, the king's taxes; and he who questioned the propriety of the royal prerogative of taking from his people without return or accounting, was reckoned, and felt himself to be, a criminal, guilty of the highest crime of disloyalty." John Buchanan Robinson. IMG

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