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The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He’s dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he’s a hero the whole time.
The Knight’s bones are dust, And his good sword rust; – His soul is with the saints, I trust.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds.
Chivalry is not just a fancy word with a neat meaning; it’s a way of life.
A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
I have seen too many men go down, and I never permit myself to forget that one day, through accident or under the charge of a younger, stronger knight, I too will go down.
No one doubts your courage, but you are a headstrong knight and when you choose a way you cannot change your course even if it lead to your destruction. That is your fault and your destiny.
You were a knight,” said Merlin. “Somewhere in the world there is defeat for everyone. Some are destroyed by defeat, and some made small and mean by victory. Greatness lives in one who triumphs equally over defeat and victory.
Every Knight remembers (his dubbing) as the finest (day) of his existence.
My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier.
Knight without fear and without reproach.
Richard Harris Barham
Today the American knight holds the commercial supremacy of the world.
As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers.
Daniel H. Hill
We have discovered that the scheme of ‘outlawing war’ has made war more like an outlaw without making it less frequent and that to banish the knight does not alleviate the suffering of the peasant.
The Knight of the Sad Countenance.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
I thought of myself as a species of knight errant attacking dragons single-handedly and rescuing musical virtue in distress.
Once a warrior gentle of birth, Then a person of civic worth, Now a fellow to move our mirth. Warrior, person, and fellow –no more: We must knight our dogs to get any lower. Brave Knights Kennelers then shall be, Noble Knights of the Golden Flea, Knights of the Order of St. Steboy, Knights of St. Gorge and Sir Knights Jawy. God speed the day when this knighting fad Shall go to the dogs and the dogs go mad.
For its merit I will knight it, and then it will be Sir-Loin.
A knight errant who turns mad for a reason deserves neither merit nor thanks. The thing is to do it without cause.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Defend the weak, protect both young and old, never desert your friends. Give justice to all, be fearless in battle and always ready to defend the right.
The very purpose of a knight is to fight on behalf of a lady.
He who defends with love will be secure; Heaven will save him, and protect him with love.
A knight is someone who does not what he wants to do, but what he should do.