The court is like a palace of marble; it’s composed of people very hard and very polished.
I’ve nothing against the Queen personally. I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time.
Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The smoothest curled courtier in the boudoirs of a palace has an animal nature, rude and aboriginal as a white bear.
Be thine own palace, or the world’s thy jail.
Whoever cultivates the golden mean avoids both the poverty of a hovel and the envy of a palace.
Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites; for she frequents the poor man’s hut, as well as the palace of his superior.