Famous quotes containing the words exile, isabel, princess and/or imperial:
“Public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from ones family and affairs.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)
“Isabel, Isabel, didnt worry,
Isabel didnt scream or scurry.
She washed her hands and she straightened her hair up,
Then Isabel quietly ate the bear up.”
—Ogden Nash (19021971)
“How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!”
—Bible: Hebrew Lamentations 1:1.
Said of Jerusalem.
“Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.”
—Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus, 44:14.
The line their name liveth for evermore was chosen by Rudyard Kipling on behalf of the Imperial War Graves Commission as an epitaph to be used in Commonwealth War Cemeteries. Kipling had himself lost a son in the fighting.