VIII

Famous quotes containing the word viii:

    I see and hear daily that you of the Clergy preach one against another, teach one contrary to another, inveigh one against another without charity or discretion. Some be too stiff in their old mumpsimus, others be too busy and curious in their new sumpsimus. Thus all men almost be in variety and discord.
    —Henry VIII (1491–1547)

    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)

    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)