Charles V was ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of the lands of the former Duchy of Burgundy from 1506. source
To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven.
Iron hand in a velvet glove.
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
My cousin Francis and I are in perfect accord - he wants Milan, and so do I.
Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely...
I came, I saw, God conquered.
It seems like a contradiction, but the shy person who is a performer actually does make sense, because in a way, when you're young and shy, making people laugh is a good way to make friends. It's an instant connection.