Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Lords Quotes from famous authors such as Jack Cade, Nick Clegg, Herbert A. Simon, John Clayton, Charles Kennedy. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
We will that all men know we blame not all the lords, nor all those that are about the king’s person, nor all gentlemen nor yeomen, nor all men of law, nor all bishops, nor all priests, but all such as may be found guilty by just and true inquiry and by the law.
The Conservative Party is not honouring the commitment to Lords reform and, as a result, part of our contract has now been broken. Clearly I cannot permit a situation where Conservative rebels can pick and choose the parts of the contract they like, while Liberal Democrat MPs are bound to the entire agreement.
Most of us really aren’t horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put ’em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature, rather than being the lords over nature.
Was the real Jesus of history one and the same as the Christ of faith whom we read about in the New Testament and worship in the church? Was Jesus really raised from the dead? Is he really the divine Lord of lords?
The House of Lords has many fine aspects, but at its heart, it is a betrayal of the core democratic principle that those in the enlightened world hold so dear – that those who make the laws of the land should be elected by those who must obey those laws.
There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation’s braggart lords.
It would be wholly wrong constitutionally for the unelected House of Lords to do anything, to kill anything of a financial nature that has been through the House of Commons not once but twice.
I go to the House of Lords in the afternoon and try to walk halfway. I may be thinking about what I’m going to write. It’s much more satisfying than sitting in a chair.
In the original ‘Fable,’ Albion was kind of run by heroes and heroes were the thing, and there weren’t any lords or kings, there were just heroes, and greater and greater heroes.
Most of the time in the 21st century, we dominate our surroundings: We tweak the thermostat, and the temperature falls one degree. We push a button, and Taylor Swift sings for us. It’s the opposite in the wilderness, which teaches us constantly that we are not lords of the universe but rather building blocks of it.
I did a great deal of research to write ‘The Irish Duke.’ Since all the people in this Lords of the Realm series are real historical characters, everything had to be authentic. I researched Woburn Abbey, where my heroine lived, and everything about Barons Court in Ireland, which was the ancestral home of Abercorn.
I am not going to the House of Lords. Never. That’s not who I am. That’s not where I am.
The House of Lords says I’m not a member of it. My passport says I am – get used to it.
Time passed by. I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England. I had sent them abroad, even to Russia. At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty that a new power in forging had been introduced.
The House of Lords is the British Outer Mongolia for retired politicians.
Lose the sharks, the mighty, mysterious lords of the deep, and our planet’s oceans would be infinitely poorer places.
The stories of wine lords who trade wine on intimidation or food critics who trade free meals for reviews… those are the stories of my life. I am telling the stories of my life in a true way.
It’s true that ‘Lords of the Sith’ has a lesbian character. Her orientation is a characteristic in the same way as is her brunette hair. It just fit with my conception of her.
I knew that my love for the Sisters of Mercy, Lords of the New Church and that kind of stuff, was never going to lend itself well to a direct interpretation in Black Veil Brides.
It’s the weird thing Eton does – you’re at school next to lords and earls and, in my case, Prince William, so you end up being used to dealing with those sorts of people.
Of all the tyrants the world affords, our own affections are the fiercest lords.
A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives.
Look, I’m a member of the House of Lords and I’m the first to admit that I don’t understand how one gets new laws through.
The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days.
We must restore faith in politics. Reform of the House of Lords is only one part of the answer, but it is a vital one.
I do strongly believe myself that members of the government who sit in the House of Lords should be accountable to the elected House because otherwise there is a democratic deficit, and that is wrong.
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
And there begins a lang digression about the lords o’ the creation.
My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
The idea behind ‘NecroFusion’ came about when Praga Khan of Lords of Acid contacted me after I started making a bunch of Twitter posts about how big a fan I was. Lords of Acid was my favorite band in high school, and Praga is a true pioneer of that style of electronic music.
I have a huge admiration for the House of Lords, I have a huge admiration for the people who work in the House of Lords, they’re great public servants and they do an absolutely tremendous job.
It is a maxim in philosophy that ambitious men can be never good counselors to princes; the desire of having more is common to great lords, and a desire of rule a great cause of their ruin.
If we accept the rule of those who think they are the bosses and lords of Mexico, nothing will change for the people on the bottom.
On the whole, as we readily acquiesce in the acknowledgment that the field and the cabinet are the proper spheres assigned to our Masters and our Lords, may we also deserve the dignified title and encomium of Mistress and Lady in our kitchens and in our parlours.
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance.
I agree with the Speaker and have concluded that my other activities do not permit me to devote the time that membership of the Lords properly requires.
The Government and the Parliament, even the House of Lords, will consent to a large increase of electors; and men who have not considered the subject fully will imagine they have gained much by the concession.
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it.
The cure for admiring the House of Lords is to go and look at it.
The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords.