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Emperor Sigismund Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Emperor Sigismund

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I am the Roman Emperor, and am above grammar.
- Emperor Sigismund

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

The gigantic Gaul derided the Roman soldiers as a band of pigmies.
- John Lothrop Motley

And this speaks to the larger problem that no one wants to talk about:
the restoration of the Roman rite is a precondition
for a long-term fix for the problem.
- Richard Morris

 

I was brought up Roman Catholic.
I'm not even baptized.
- Billy Corgan

Christians were regarded as separated from society
and therefore destructive of the Greco-Roman way of life.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

The Holy Roman Empire is neither Holy,
nor Roman, nor an Empire.
- Voltaire

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It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire.
With air conditioning their windows were shut,
they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.
- Garrison Keillor

Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the
Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries
from the 13th to the 20th.
- Lance Morrow

The second trial was a fair trial.
I do not call it a second trial.
I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial,
which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday.
- Sam Sheppard

For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance
characters as part of my series.
- Frank Bruno

She doesn't understand the concept of Roman numerals.
She thought we just fought in world war eleven.
- Joan Rivers

The Sixties are now considered a historical period,
just like the Roman Empire.
- Dave Barry

The Roman Code was merely an enunciation in words of
the existing customs of the Roman people.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

Then suddenly the Roman liturgy disappeared as we knew it.
- Richard Morris

People who light up like Roman candles come down in the dark very quickly.
- Irwin Shaw

The Roman Catholics must know as well as we do that
"Popery" when encouraged by government has always been
dangerous to the liberties of the people.
- Lord George Gordon

No Roman ever was able to say, 'I dined last night with the Borgias'.
- Max Beerbohm

I have found two Roman sites in the area that I live in.
- Bill Wyman

The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire,
sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.
- Thomas Hobbes

When the French nation gradually came into existence
among the ruins of the Roman civilization in Gaul,
a new language was at the same time slowly evolved.
- Lytton Strachey

To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as
basing stories on Roman mythology,
Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
- Richard King

The Roman Catholic church...
carries the immense power of very directly affecting
women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion.
- Robin Morgan

You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England,
the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school,
and they are each to take alternate days.
- Charles Tupper

In the tenth century the old Batavian and later Roman forms have faded away.
- John Lothrop Motley

I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution,
Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
- Peter Jennings

We have a good arrangement.
Roman lies to me and I pretend to believe him.
- Sharon Tate

I've always wondered why there isn't a great French
novel about the German occupation.
The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing.
- Manuel Puig

Well we took it apart scene by scene.
We examined every sentence, every full stop,
every comma.
He has a most wonderful eye for detail,
Roman, and you know, he's a very good artist.
- Ronald Harwood

ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ,
the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute
of a national government.
- Thomas Bulfinch

That is the Roman way: to give favors to the favorites.
- Hans Kung

Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb.
- Josh McDowell

Each day provides it's own gifts.
- Martial (Roman Poet)

The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history
of any set of human institutions.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

The Roman Catholics teach that unless you're a Roman
Catholic you do not go to heaven.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Roman civilization had achieved, within the bounds of its technology,
relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
- Arthur Erickson

We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist
civilization a new religion will emerge,
just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization.
- Herbert Read

Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before,
but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw
ghetto that he was very strong and private.
- Francesca Annis

My last days at MGM were like the fall of the Roman Empire in fast motion.
- Joseph Barbera

I get letters from women, and they say,
'I love your Roman nose.' If I weren't on TV and I
walked past that same woman,
she'd go, 'Did you see the beak on that guy?
- Matt Lauer

I was at a party three weeks prior to the murders at
Roman Polanski and Sharon Tate's house.
- Nancy Sinatra

The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers,
who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline,
and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.
- Goldwin Smith

French architecture always manages to combine the most
magnificent underlying themes of architecture;
like Roman design,
it looks to the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo
churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic
music program of any quality,
consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
- Richard Morris

We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early
Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same.
- Arthur Erickson

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic,
in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to
heaven than go to purgatory.
- Charles Spurgeon

I am an Epicurean.
I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus
as containing everything rational in moral philosophy
which Greek and Roman leave to us.
- Thomas Jefferson

The principle of equity first came into evidence in
Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from
the physical meaning of the word.
- Herbert Read

As you know, I am neither Roman Catholic,
Protestant Episcopalian, nor Presbyterian,
nor am I an Irishman.
- John Bright

It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges
enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890,
were taken away by legislation of 1890.
- Charles Tupper

Music had always been the handmaid of the Roman liturgy.
- Richard Morris

My Roman girlfriend translates bits from Italian into English.
It is sublime.
- Francesca da Rimini

If you have a great passion it seems that the logical
thing is to see the fruit of it,
and the fruit are children.
- Roman Polanski

When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism.
But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer
to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life.
- Ralph Fiennes

I want people to go to the movies.
I am the man of the spectacle.
I'm playing.
- Roman Polanski

I am not going to claim that modern anarchism has any
direct relation to Roman jurisprudence;
but I do claim that it has its basis in the laws of
nature rather than in the state of nature.
- Herbert Read

Whenever I get happy, I always have a terrible feeling.
- Roman Polanski

It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily
serve with the help of God,
to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some,
following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
- Pope Gregory VII

The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different
faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to
the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes
that the rest of us can measure ourselves against.
- Suzanne Fields

The various modes of worship which prevailed in the
Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true;
by the philosopher as equally false;
and by the magistrate as equally useful.
- Edward Gibbon

Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited,
classified and explained except in the light of the
tasks which they perform in language.
- Roman Jakobson

Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
- Roman Polanski

Every linguistic sign is located on two axes:
the axis of simultaneity and that of succession.
- Roman Jakobson

I still had some honor...
I still have some now.
- Roman Polanski

It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety;
without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system,
no classification.
- Roman Jakobson

Linguistic sounds, considered as external,
physical phenomena have two aspects,
the motor and the acoustic.
- Roman Jakobson

When I speak it is in order to be heard.
- Roman Jakobson

Of course, we have known for a long time that a word,
like any verbal sign, is a unity of two components.
- Roman Jakobson

Normal love isn't interesting.
I assure you that it's incredibly boring.
- Roman Polanski

A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic
sounds was opened up by X-ray photography.
- Roman Jakobson

In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value,
this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates
a sort of accompaniment to the signified.
- Roman Jakobson


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