VIII

Famous quotes containing the word viii:

    When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
    What is man, that thou art mindful of him?
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm VIII (l. VIII, 3–4)

    Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength
    because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the
    avenger.
    —Bible: Hebrew Psalm VIII (l. VIII, 2)

    I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.... I now quit altogether public affairs, and I lay down my burden.
    —Edward VIII (1894–1972)