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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 11:44 AM

some quotes of the day-elizabeth I



Elizabeth I Quotes



I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
Elizabeth I

A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
Elizabeth I

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

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.
Elizabeth I

Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
Elizabeth I

I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.
Elizabeth I

Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
Elizabeth I

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
Elizabeth I

A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.
Elizabeth I

One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.
Elizabeth I


God forgive you, but I never can.
Elizabeth I

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
Elizabeth I

God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
Elizabeth I

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

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception.
Elizabeth I

I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children.
Elizabeth I

There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
Elizabeth I

Those who appear the most sanctified are the worst.
Elizabeth I

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.
Elizabeth I

All my possessions for a moment of time.
Elizabeth I

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

If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.
Elizabeth I

It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
Elizabeth I

The past cannot be cured.
Elizabeth I

Where minds differ and opinions swerve there is scant a friend in that company.
Elizabeth I


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