Best Knight Quotes On Honor, Bravery, Medieval, Warrior

These knight quotes will inspire you. Knight (in the Middle Ages) was a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor or invest (someone) with the title of knight.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging knight quotes, knight sayings, and knight proverbs.

Famous Knight Quotes

  1. “The world organization debates disarmament in one room and, in the next room, moves the knights and pawns that make national arms imperative.” ~ E. B. White
  2. “A little fight in you. I like that.” ~ Heath Ledger
  3. “The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.” ~ Dustin Diamond , Knight quotes for honor
  4. “Knight without fear and without reproach.” ~ Richard Harris

  5. “We were king’s men, knights, and heroes . . . but some knights are dark and full of terror, my lady. War makes monsters of us all.” “Are you saying you are monsters?” “I am saying we are human. You are not the only one with wounds, Lady Brienne” ~ George R. R. Martin
  6. “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.” ~ Thomas Bulfinch
  7. “I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don’t mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy.” ~ Gary Cooper
  8. “The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us.” ~ James Lee Burke

  9. “For as well as I have loved thee heretofore, mine heart will not serve now to see thee; for through thee and me is the flower of kings and knights destroyed.” ~ Thomas Malory
  10. “We are no longer the knights who say Ni! We are now the knights who say ekki-ekki-ekki-pitang-zoom-boing!” ~ Graham Chapman
  11. “And much more am I sorrier for my good knights’ loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company.” ~ Thomas Malory
  12. “I’ve always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.” ~ Barbara Feldon

  13. “I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already.” ~ Orlando Bloom
  14. “This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say ‘Well, OK, we’ll let you try one more time.'” ~ David E. Bonior
  15. “Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on.” ~ Stockwell Day
  16. “Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.” ~ Adolf Hitler

  17. “Bobby Knight told me this: ‘There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.’ In other words a good offense wins.” ~ Dan Quayle
  18. “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.” ~ Orlando Bloom
  19. “I found the offer of a knighthood something that I couldn’t possibly accept. I found it to be somehow squalid, a knighthood. There’s a relationship to government about knights.” ~ Harold Pinter
  20. “I’m your knight in shining armor. I’m here to save you from Linkin Park.” ~ Rufus Wainwright

  21. “No false knight or lying priest ever prospered, I believe, in any age, but certainly not in the dark ones. Men prospered then, only in following openly-declared purposes , and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds.” ~ John Ruskin
  22. “Most of the auditions I went on, I passed up the projects because I just wasn’t interested. When I read A Knight’s Tale, that was that. I knew I wanted to do this movie.” ~ Shannyn Sossamon
  23. “The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces.” ~ Howard Staunton
  24. “I believe that whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you… stranger.” ~ Heath Ledger

  25. “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.” ~ Frank Miller
  26. “I always wanted to be a cowboy, and Jedi Knights are basically cowboys in space, right?” ~ Liam Neeson
  27. “Because he’s the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we’ll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he’s not our hero. He’s a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight.” ~ Jonathan Nolan , Dark knight quotes
  28. “Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that was the straw that broke the camel’s back.” ~ Brenda Holloway

  29. “Fairy damsels met in forest wide / By knights of Logres, or of Lyones, / Lancelot or Pelleas, or Pellenore.” ~ John Milton
  30. “A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.” ~ Philip Sidney , Knight quotes bravery
  31. “Some of the greatest actors have turned superheroes into a serious business: Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson in Batman; Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, the first venerable knights of the X-Men, who have now passed the baton to Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy.” ~ Tom Hiddleston
  32. “Nike is a marketing-oriented company, and the product is our most important marketing tool.” ~ Phil Knight

  33. “The world’s male chivalry has perished out, But women are knights-errant to the last; and, if Cervantes had been greater still, he had made his Don a Donna.” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning , Knight quotes and chivalry
  34. “To me, Batman is definitely Bruce Wayne’s darker side. The challenge is playing it as two separate aspects of the same person. I have to create the illusion of a Dark Knight, who’s mysterious and strong.” ~ Kevin Conroy
  35. “Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair.” ~ Heath Ledger
  36. “We used to think that everything started in the lab. Now we realize that everything spins off the consumer.” ~ Phil Knight

  37. “A brand is something that has a clear-cut identity among consumers, which a company creates by sending out a clear, consistent message over a period of years until it achieves a critical mass of marketing.” ~ Phil Knight
  38. “We wanted Nike to be the world’s best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don’t end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.” ~ Phil Knight
  39. “See I’m not a monster, I’m just ahead of the curve.” ~ Heath Ledger
  40. “Let’s put a smile on that face!” ~ Heath Ledger

  41. “It doesn’t matter how many people you offend, as long as you’re getting your message to your consumers. I say to those people who do not want to offend anybody: You are going to have a very, very difficult time having meaningful advertising.” ~ Phil Knight
  42. “I’m sick of all these knights in shining armor parts, I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films that have something to say.” ~ Tyrone Power
  43. “MISERICORDE, n. A dagger which in mediaeval warfare was used by the foot soldier to remind an unhorsed knight that he was mortal.” ~ Ambrose Bierce , Mediaeval knight quotes
  44. “If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” ~ Jonathan Nolan

  45. “Some men just want to watch the world burn” ~ Michael Caine
  46. “Want know how I got these scars? My father was a drinker and a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn’t like that. Not one bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me, and he says, ‘why so serious?’ He comes at me with the knife. ‘Why so serious?!’. He sticks the blade in my mouth. ‘Let’s put a smile on that face!’ And why so serious?” ~ Heath Ledger
  47. “Don’t talk like one of them. You’re not! Even if you’d like to be. To them, you’re just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don’t, they’ll cast you out, like a leper! You see, their morals, their code, it’s a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They’re only as good as the world allows them to be. I’ll show you. When the chips are down, these… these civilized people, they’ll eat each other. See, I’m not a monster. I’m just ahead of the curve. -The Joker” ~ Christopher Nolan
  48. “Knighthood lies above eternity; it doesn’t live off fame, but rather deeds.” ~ Dejan Stojanovic

  49. “Here we have bishops, priests, and deacons, a Censorship Board, vigilant librarians, confraternities and sodalities, Duce Maria, Legions of Mary, Knights of this Christian order and Knights of that one, all surrounding the sinner’s free will in an embattled circle.” ~ Sean O’Casey
  50. “One day I would have all the books in the world, shelves and shelves of them. I would live my life in a tower of books. I would read all day long and eat peaches. And if any young knights in armor dared to come calling on their white chargers and plead with me to let down my hair, I would pelt them with peach pits until they went home.” ~ Jacqueline Kelly
  51. “A knight whose heart is set upon the Way, but who is ashamed of wearing shabby clothes and eating coarse food, is not worth calling into counsel.” ~ Confucius
  52. “So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like young Lochinvar.” ~ Walter Scott

  53. “Alas!… what is it, valiant knight, save an offering of sacrifice to a demon of vain glory, and a passing through the fire of Moloch? What remains to you as a prize of all the blood you have spilled, of all the travail and pain you have endured, of all the tears which your deeds have caused, when death hath broken the strong man’s spear, and overtaken the speed of his war-horse?” ~ Walter Scott
  54. “I never was obsessive about anything I watched when I was a kid, except maybe ‘The A-Team’ and ‘Airwolf’ And I loved ‘Knight Rider’ and then later ‘Baywatch.'” ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
  55. “Since it is so likely that (children) will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. Otherwise you are making their destiny not brighter but darker.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  56. “I have added these principles to the law: get the Knights into action before both Bishops are developed” ~ Emanuel Lasker

  57. “Although the Knight is generally considered to be on a par with the Bishop in strength, the latter piece is somehat stronger in the majority of cases in which they are opposed to each other.” ~ Jose Raul Capablanca
  58. “It’s my motto,” said Isabelle, with a sultry smile. ‘Nothing less than seven inches.’ Meliorn gazed at her stonily. ‘I’m talking about my heels,’ she said. ” It’s a pun. You know? A play on-” “Come,” the faerie knight said. “The Queen will be growing impatient.” He headed down the corridor without giving Isabelle a second glance. “I forgot,” Isabelle muttered as the rest of them caught up to her. ” Faeries have no sense of humor.” “Oh, I wouldn’t say that,” said Jace. “There’s a pixie night club called Hot Wings. Not,” he added,” that I have ever been there.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  59. “The Knight in the triumph of his heart made several 6 reflections on the greatness of the British Nation; as, that one Englishman could beat three Frenchmen; that we could never be in danger of Popery so long as we took care of our fleet; that the Thames was the noblest river in Europe; that London Bridge was a greater piece of work than any of the Seven Wonders of the World; with many other honest prejudices which naturally cleave to the heart of a true Englishman.” ~ Joseph Addison
  60. “These old knights are more cunning than you think, or they would never have lived to see their first grey hair.” ~ George R. R. Martin

  61. “There are a sort of knight-errants in the world, who, quite contrary to those in romance, are perpetually seeking adventures to bring virgins into distress, and to ruin innocence. When men of rank and figure pass away their lives in these criminal pursuits and practices, they ought to consider that they render themselves more vile and despicable than any innocent man can be, whatever low station his fortune or birth have placed him in.” ~ Joseph Addison
  62. “The passion for travelling is, I believe, instinctive in some natures. We have seen men persevere in their enterprises against the most formidable obstacles; and, without means or friends, and even ignorant of the languages of the various countries through which they passed, pursue their perilous journeys into remote places, until, like the knight in the Arabian tale, they succeeded in snatching a memorial from every shrine they visited.” ~ James Holman
  63. “Of course, history is only a muddle of facts and a fuddle of professors, and anyone who thinks it is one clear voice saying “Arise, Sir Knight” deserves a life sentence in Camelot.” ~ Wilfrid Sheed

  64. “Wine makes all things possible. GEORGE R. R. MARTIN, The Mystery Knight A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things. GEORGE R. R. MARTIN, A Game of Thrones Nothing burns like the cold. GEORGE R. R. MARTIN, A Game of Thrones Laughter is poison to fear.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  65. “For instance, dragons are deeply revered by the Chinese. According to legend they have mega powers that include weather control and life creation. And they’re seen as kind, benevolent creatures. Funny. Every fairy tale I’d ever heard involving dragons starred daring knights trotting off to kill said dragons. Probably the real reason every time East meets West they get pissed off and throw tea in our faces.” ~ Jennifer Rardin

Knight a warrior of the Middle Ages who fought on horseback, served as a king, held a special military rank, and swore to behave in a noble way.

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