Knight quotes & sayings

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The knight's bones are dust, And his good sword rust; His soul is with the saints, I trust. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

To seek a laurel wreath from a bride-cake. (To seek glory by some trifling performance. A carpet knight) - George Chapman

As much valour is to be found in feasting as in fighting, and some of our city captains and carpet knights will make this good, and prove it. - Robert Burton

I thought of myself as a species of knight errant attacking dragons single-handedly and rescuing musical virtue in distress. - Virgil Thomson

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. - Adolph Hitler

Habit maketh no monk, nor wearing of guilt spurs maketh no knight. - Geoffrey Chaucer