Queen Elizabeth 1 Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Queen Elizabeth 1

#1. These wretched babies don't come until they are ready. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#2. I would not be a rose upon the wall
A queen might stop at, near the palace-door,
To say to a courtier, "Pluck that rose for me,
It's prettier than the rest." O Romney Leigh!
I'd rather far be trodden by his foot,
Than lie in a great queen's bosom. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#3. Djinn," she said. "We go to review the troops. Clothe me as befits a queen."
"Silks and satins?" he asked, eyes sparkling like sapphires. "White brocade?"
"Armor," she said. "And flame. - Author: Elizabeth Bear
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#4. The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#5. I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#6. A great lady(Queen Elizabeth )of England , on her dying bed cried out ,"call time again , call time again; a world of wealth for an inch of time !"but time past was never nor could never be recalled. - Author: Thomas Brooks
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#7. [To Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, on his return from self-imposed exile, occasioned by the embarrassing flatulence he had experienced in the presence of the Queen:] My Lord, I had forgot the fart. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#8. If pushed to say what I like about Elizabeth, who, as I'm sure most of you know, overtook Queen Victoria this week to become our longest-serving monarch, it would be her uncomplaining, getting-on-with-it ethic. - Author: John Niven
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#9. I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#10. She reclaimed her virginity?"
"Leave it, Georgie. She can do whatever she wants with her virginity."
"Right," Georgie said, nodding her head. "Right ... It doesn't sound like such a bad idea, actually. Mayble I'll reclaim mine before you come back. In the name of Queen Elizabeth. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#11. I have never wanted to be a queen! Cleopatra was a role, and I am an actor, so it was fun to play one, but it's not real. - Author: Elizabeth Taylor
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#12. At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#13. Of course we have Queen Elizabeth as head of state, but in many ways we are a kind of republic. We don't have royals in Australia, so it was kind of unusual to run into those kind of people. But aside from that it was quite ordinary. - Author: Mary Elizabeth Donaldson
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#14. If only Queen Elizabeth II had the intellectual, political and linguistic skills of Queen Elizabeth I, many people would support giving her some of the powers of an elected president. - Author: A. N. Wilson
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#15. Why do old men grow huge beards as if to proclaim a manhood that has long since fled? - Author: Jeane Westin
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#16. It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#17. As a director, my job is to spend money, and the producer's is to save money. Masoom, Bandit Queen and the first Queen Elizabeth have been my most uncompromised films. - Author: Shekhar Kapur
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#18. I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too. QUEEN ELIZABETH 1, 1588 - Author: Anonymous
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#19. Elizabeth, just like our queen. I'm Gabriel Storm. - Author: Magda Alexander
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#20. The cheapest of all things is kindness, its exercise requiring the least possible trouble and self-sacrifice. Win hearts, said Burleigh to Queen Elizabeth, and you have all men's hearts and purses. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#21. We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection. With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#22. I feel like the queen of the oven! I am the Queen of all oven-dry! Master of heat! You may now address me as "Your Royal Highness"! - Author: Elizabeth Duivenvoorde
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#23. Queen Elizabeth, who said, Not now, I'm on the throne. Never got a dinner! - Author: Red Buttons
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#24. I felt quite a responsibility when I played Elizabeth I but nobody here remembers her! And then I felt a responsibility when I played Queen Victoria but not many people remember her. - Author: Judi Dench
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#25. When she shines we all bask in her happiness, but when the thunderstorms come in, let me warn you, find a faraway hiding hole. Dorothy Broadbelt, lady in waiting to Queen Elizabeth 1. - Author: Suzanne Crowley
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#26. I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#27. Why, if one were Queen, would one ever want to marry? If one is ruler, is it not better to both King and Queen? That is exactly what a woman can do if she remains without a mate. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
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#28. Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as it was yesterday when you and I laid wreaths at the Garden of Remembrance. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#29. As Queen Elizabeth II said after her annus horribilis: "There can be no doubt that criticism is good for people and institutions . . . but scrutiny can be just as effective if it is made with a touch of gentleness, good humor, and understanding. - Author: Tim Clissold
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#30. The world is not the most pleasant place. Eventually your parents leave you and nobody is going to go out of their way to protect you unconditionally. You need to learn to stand up for yourself and what you believe and sometimes, pardon my language, kick some ass. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#31. It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the hard progress of humankind. - Author: Queen Elizabeth II
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#32. I looked up the word "scandal" in my dictionary last night. No wonder there has been such a fuss. - Author: Paula M. Hunter
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#33. [I]n the end this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a Queen, having reigned such a time, lived and died a virgin. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#34. V. S. Pritchett was one of the most admired, fun, talked-about writers of the 20th century: he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his work with prose. He was born in 1900, wrote till he died in 1997, and has been tidily forgotten ever since. This is a real shame. - Author: Darin Strauss
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