Queen Elizabeth II Quotes

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York.

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
– Queen Elizabeth II

God forgive you, but I never can.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I know I have the body but 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 II

I hope people will think very carefully about the future.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Men fight wars. Women win them.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Life is for living and working at. If you find anything or anybody a bore, the fault is in yourself.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I may not be a lion,but I am lions cub and I have lion’s heart.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I will have but one mistress and no master.
– Queen Elizabeth II

The past can not be cured.
– Queen Elizabeth II

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass.
– Queen Elizabeth II

It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult.
– Queen Elizabeth II

It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained.
– Queen Elizabeth II

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Ye may have a greater prince, but ye shall never have a more loving prince.
– Queen Elizabeth II

A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I should like to be a horse.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I simply ache from smiling. Why are women expected to beam all the time? It’s unfair. If a man looks solemn, it’s automatically assumed he’s a serious person, not a miserable one.
– Queen Elizabeth II

There are long periods when life seems a small, dull round, a petty business with no point, and then suddenly we are caught up in some great event which gives us a glimpse of the solid and durable foundations of our existence.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I have to be seen to be believed.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Grief is the price we pay for love.
– Queen Elizabeth II

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.
– Queen Elizabeth II

It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the hard progress of humankind.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
– Queen Elizabeth II

Family does not necessarily mean blood relatives but often a description of a community, organisation or nation.
– Queen Elizabeth II

I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
– Queen Elizabeth II

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