Queen Elizabeth I

Queen of England and Ireland

Lived from: 1533-1603

Quotes: Queen Elizabeth I

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    Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can.
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    Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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    I am your anointed Queen. I will never be by violence constrained to do anything. I thank God I am endued with such qualities that if I were turned out of the Realm in my petticoat I were able to live in any place in Christendom.
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    I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
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    Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word.
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    Though God hath raised me high, yet this I count the glory of my crown: that I have reigned with your loves. And though you have had, and may have, many mightier and wiser princes sitting in this seat; yet you never had, nor shall have any that will love you better.
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