Marie Antoinette Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 67 Quotes About Marie Antoinette

#1. It is the nature of human beings, and especially of the mediocre ones, to wish to change everything. They desire it all the more because they know popularity will accrue rather to those who disturb than to those who maintain order. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#2. There is nothing new except what has been forgotten. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#3. No, do not love me, it is better to give me death! - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#4. There must be no repercussions to this," says Marie Antoinette. Her quiet voice slides through the room like the whisper of a steel blade. - Author: Meghan Masterson
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#5. The one broken window that permanently wouldn't roll up had destroyed her perfectly curled blond prom-hair, and by the time we got to the gym she looked like Marie Antoinette with bedhead. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#6. I think, first and foremost, Marie Antoinette was intellectually impoverished. She really had never been introduced to the notion of abstract thinking - of thinking at all in any profound way. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#7. To say my day was not going well, would be like saying the French Revolution had been a bit troublesome for Marie Antoinette. - Author: Nichole Chase
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#8. First things first: Marie Antoinette never said, 'Let them eat cake.' Those words were attributed to an earlier French Queen, Marie-Therese, the wife of the Sun King Louis XIV. By 1767---a year in which Marie Antoinette was still an innocent German-speaking twelve-year-old in Austria.... - Author: Kris Waldherr
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#9. It was like the first time I visited Versailles. There was an eerieness, like I'd been there before. I don't know if I was Louis XIV or Marie Antoinette or a lowly groundskeeper, but I lived there. - Author: Maurice Minnifield
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#10. We had a beautiful dream and that was all ... - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#11. Tribulation first makes one realize what one is. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#12. I trust we shall never be reduced to the painful extremity of seeking the aid of Mirabeau. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#13. It was her, Marie Antoinette, scrutinizing me, satanically silent. Some would say that Marie Antoinette could only express her hate in silence because she was a turtle. To these naive souls I would reply that hate, like laughter, makes less noise the deeper it is.
-pg 100 - Author: Albert Sanchez Pinol
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#14. We dug the asparagus, and tonight Aunt Charlotte cooked it for me herself with butter and melted cheese. I ate a whole plateful and drank half the brown jug of sweet milk. Then I had two slices of the thick coarse-grain bread that Aunt and the nuns make fresh every day. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#15. No one really does know how to have fun here at all. It is all etiquette. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#16. Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end? - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#17. But how will I eat cake if my head is over there, and my hands are over here? - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#18. I am terrified of being bored. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#19. I never really thought about how when I look at the moon, it's the same moon as Shakespeare and Marie Antoinette and George Washington and Cleopatra looked at. - Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
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#20. How often do the poor in the US get to stand in front of their nation's Marie Antoinette's and shove the stale, mass-produced cake of lower class reality back into their mouths? - Author: M.B. Dallocchio
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#21. Never in a million years would I want to live at Versailles with Marie Antoinette or anybody else. I hate to tell you this but I did not even like visiting Versailles. I found it just too ornate. It was like a complete diet of cotton candy, marzipan, and whipped cream. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#22. What Marie Antoinette was to eighteenth-century France, Mary Pickford is to twentieth-century America. - Author: Frank Crowninshield
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#23. If the people have no bread, let them eat cake. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#24. Dariya and I used to play French Revolution when we were little. We'd take turns being Marie Antoinette. Our grandmamma caught us once and had us whipped for revolutionary sentiments. We were six years old at the time and had no idea even what revolutionary sentiments were. - Author: Robin Bridges
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#25. When everyone else is losing their heads, it is important to keep yours. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#26. The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France! - Author: Antonia Fraser
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#27. What is bred in the bone will come out in the flesh. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#28. No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#29. Letting everyone down would be my greatest unhappiness. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#30. There is a new Barbie doll on the market. It's called Marie Antoinette Barbie with removable head; guillotine included! - Author: Various
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#31. That doesn't sound like a school trivia night," said Mrs. Patty Ponder to Marie Antoinette. "That sounds like a riot." The cat didn't respond. She was dozing on the couch and found school trivia nights to be trivial. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#32. I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#33. And I will make thee beds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#34. Marie Antoinette was funny, I'm sure she was just misinterpreted. You know the 'Let them eat cake' line. She seems like she was kind of funny, like a Chelsea Handler or Kathy Griffin type. - Author: Colin Quinn
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#35. I was actually very hesitant to write about Marie Antoinette. She seemed at first glance - well, I cannot think of any other term - an airhead of the first degree. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#36. I have come, Sire, to complain of one of your subjects who has been so audacious as to kick me in the belly. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#37. In times of crisis, it is of the utmost importance that one does not lose her head.
Marie Antoinette - Author: Robert Asprin
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#38. I wasn't raised, I was built. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#39. In times of crisis, it is of utmost importance to keep one's head. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#40. Not one of the European rulers would put himself about in the attempt to save Marie Antoinette, so that Mercy scornfully declared: "They would not have tried to save her even if they had with their own eyes seen her mounting the steps to the guillotine. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#41. I have a love for colorful things. I'm a fashion maximalist. I come from the school of people who look at the decoration in Marie Antoinette's bedroom, and think 'Why so reserved?' - Author: Suzy Menkes
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#42. I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all. marie antoinette - Author: Antonia Fraser
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#43. Farewell, my children, forever. I go to your Father. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#44. Let them eat cake. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#45. Dreams weigh nothing. - Marie Antoinette - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#46. Courage? The moment when my troubles are going to end is not the moment when my courage is going to fail me. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#47. Compared to Imelda Marcos, Marie Antoinette was a bag lady. - Author: Stephen J. Solarz
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#48. I think mine is the fullest and most plausible account of what went on in Marie Antoinette's life. - Author: Antonia Fraser
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#49. The places that once knew [Marie Antoinette] now know her forever. - Author: Grace Greenwood
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#50. I love thinking of movie stars who could play the characters in the books I write. I think Charlize Theron would make a lovely Marie Antoinette. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#51. I realize that I had always in my heart of hearts planned to write a biography of Marie Antoinette. - Author: Antonia Fraser
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#52. She told them simply and directly that the meadow was a place of peace and beauty, where indeed if one came to it in a quiet manner, the animals would not be disturbed; for there are lovely birds, and squirrels and field mice, and sometimes deer. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#53. I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility. - Author: Imelda Marcos
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#54. Qu'ils mangent de la brioche. Let them eat cake. On being told that her people had no bread. Attributed to Marie-Antoinette, but remark is much older. Rousseau refers in his Confessions, 1740, to a similar remark, as a well-known saying. Others attribute the remark to the wife of Louis XIV. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#55. One of the many pleasures of 'Versailles' is the way in which it seems to emanate not only from the vexed inner being of Marie Antoinette but from the interstices between what we imagine of her and what she was. - Author: Stacey D'Erasmo
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#56. Our lives are just spectacles. We are like dolls, in a sense, to be observed and played with - often with cruel and deceitful intentions - in an unreal world. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#57. Marie Antoinette. Her last words were,"Pardon me sir. I did not mean to do it,"to a man whose foot she stepped on before she was executed by the guillotine - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#58. Property has ever been a fluid concept
just ask the wife of the Wall Street speculator who writes her party invitations on Marie Antoinette's escritoire. - Author: Anna Godbersen
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#59. You can't have your cake and eat it too. Let them eat croissants. - Author: Brian Spellman
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#60. Her name was a joke, she said, like Karen Cutter's family nick-naming her Cookie, or poor Marie Antoinette Jones, whose parents had liked the sound of the name but who were a tad weak in French history. - Author: Miriam N. Kotzin
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#61. I had friends. The idea of being forever separated from them and from all their troubles is one of the greatest sorrows that I suffer in dying. Let them at least know that to my latest moment I thought of them. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#62. Adieu, dear heart, nothing but death can make me cease to love you. - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#63. One's enjoyment is doubled when one can share it with a friend - and where can one find a more affectionate, a more intimate friend than in one's own family? - Author: Marie Antoinette
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#64. When I first saw the sand, I thought it was beautiful. Like maybe it'd be fun to just roll around in and make sand angels. Now I know the truth, that sand is actually the love child of proud parents Marie Antoinette and Joseph Stalin. - Author: Victoria Scott
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#65. My performance outfits are very Marie Antoinette, sparkly corsets ... and full skirts. And then we do another look that's '50s-inspired. Poufy skirts, big bows. Very fun, girlie and young, but otherwise, when I'm not in costume, I dress really normal. - Author: Ariana Grande
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#66. Ingrid shrugged ... like Marie Antoinette hearing about the starving peasants. - Author: Peter Abrahams
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#67. Obviously I've had this fascination with aristocracy my whole life. Like, the kings and queens of 500 years ago ... they're like rock stars. If there was a 'TMZ' 500 years ago, it would be about, like, Henry VIII and Marie Antoinette and all those people. - Author: Lorde
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