Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown


Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. - William Shakespeare (Photo credit: via ZsaZsa Bellagio on we heart it / visual bookmark #17943272)

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. – William Shakespeare (Photo credit: via ZsaZsa Bellagio on we heart it / visual bookmark #17943272)

One of my Twitter followers posted a status that said “Heavy is the head that wears the crown.” I did not necessarily know what this phrase meant at the time that I retweeted it; I just knew that I liked the wording. I decided to do a bit or research so that I would be able to better understand this phrase.

I found that the original phrase is “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” and can be found in Part II of William Shakespeare‘s play Henry IV. The phrase is used to describe the responsibilities and worry that accompanies those who have a lot of power and prestige.

My last name is not QUEENan by accident.

Heavy is the head that wears the crown.

Heavy is the head that wears the crown.

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