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Queen Elizabeth Quotes


"Queen Elizabeth, she's the ultimate hypocrite!" - Chris Jericho

"No scandal about Queen Elizabeth, I hope?" - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"I'd like to be Queen Elizabeth." - Macy Gray

"[Queen Elizabeth] is just the granny queen! She's our granny queen who shakes people's hands!" - Vanessa Kirby

"There's only one Elizabeth like me and that's the Queen." - Elizabeth Arden

"It was Queen Elizabeth who made me a foreign correspondent." - Russell Baker

"There is only one heaven, one earth and one queen (me) Queen Elizabeth is an impostor." - Dinah Washington

"You know, not even your British Queen is called just Elizabeth - she's Elizabeth the Second. There's only one Imelda." - Imelda Marcos

"Queen Elizabeth, who said, Not now, I'm on the throne. Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"She is the rock 'n' roll queen. Weirdly enough, that is one of the things her reign will be remembered for. Queen Elizabeth I, we remember Raleigh; Queen Elizabeth II it's gonna be the Beatles." - Paul Mccartney

"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." - A N Wilson

"The Queen Elizabeth II provides vast amounts of entertainment for an age that has forgotten how to amuse itself unaided." - Hans Koning

"Queen Elizabeth of England is the real fashion icon of the century. And she has a sense of humor." - Carolina Herrera

"If Queen Elizabeth knighthooded me and I would get the title Sir Usain Bolt. That sounds very nice." - Usain Bolt

"There's four biggies. There was Elizabeth I, George III, Victoria, and the current queen, who really dominated four eras." - Geoffrey Rush

"Like the Elizabeth I play, Queen Elizabeth is a monarch who actually moves with the times. She gets new information, assimilates it, and changes in order the fit in with the way the world is moving. I admire that." - Samuel Barnett

"I knew Queen Elizabeth didn't do any laundry! I knew I wasn't going to be doing laundry. I was going to be singing." - Cyndi Lauper

"I don't apologize for my diamonds, Rolls-Royce, Range Rover, or anything. Look, Queen Elizabeth has more diamonds than me. Why don't people attack her for it?" - Kimora Lee Simmons

"If you saw Queen Elizabeth it would be amazing, she came from another planet. She was so attractive in what she was wearing." - Vivienne Westwood

"Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor's son to marry." - Elizabeth I

"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." - Shekhar Kapur

"Elizabeth Taylor's so fat she puts mayonnaise on aspirin." - Joan Rivers

"Since Elizabeth, I certainly live a healthier lifestyle." - Evan Dando

"Elizabeth Taylor. In her heyday, she was amazing." - Joe Jonas

"Miss Wynter, I think you should be the evil queen," Harriet said. "There's an evil queen?" Daniel echoed. With obvious delight. "Of course," Harriet replied. "Every good play has an evil queen." Frances actually raised her hand. "And a un-" "Don't say it," Elizabeth growled. Frances crossed her eyes, put her knife to her forehead in an approximation of a horn, and neighed." - Julia Quinn

"Miss Wynter, I think you should be the evil queen," Harriet said. "There's an evil queen?" Daniel echoed. With obvious delight. "Of course," Harriet replied. "Every good play has an evil queen." Frances actually raised her hand. "And a un-" "Do' say it," Elizabeth growled. Frances crossed her eyes, put her knife to her forehead in an approximation of a horn, and neighed." - Julia Quinn

"That queen of secrecy, the violet." - John Keats

"Experimental science is the queen of knowledge." - Roger Bacon

"There can only be one Queen Bey." - Zola Jesus

"Mathematics is the queen of the sciences" - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"I'm the queen of the nerds." - Tori Amos

"Endurance is the queen of all virtues." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Basically I'm a drag queen myself." - Dusty Springfield

"Mathematics is the queen of the sciences." - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"To capture the pawn, threaten the queen." - Robert Charles Wilson

"The Queen is the ultimate dictator." - Steven Morrissey

"The mangosteen, queen of the tropical fruit." - David Fairchild

"Opinion is the queen of the world." - Blaise Pascal

"The Queen is the ultimate dictator." - Steven Patrick Morrissey

"I'm the queen of the independent video!" - Kari Wuhrer

"It was a saying of an ancient philosopher, which I find some of our writers have ascribed to Queen Elizabeth, who perhaps might have taken occasion to repeat it, that a good face is a letter of recommendation." - Joseph Addison

"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." - Judi Dench

"I actually got to perform for Queen Elizabeth, and I got to meet her after the show. She said she thought my performance was beautiful and I got to shake her hand and it was just an incredible moment." - Jake Shimabukuro

"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." - Samuel Smiles

"Can I tell you who is the most important fashion icon in the world? Queen Elizabeth of England. Think about that. She has never put her foot anywhere wrong and always looks fantastic." - Carolina Herrera

"I think about the kinds of gardens that Queen Elizabeth put up. She made gardens in the shape of an "E," for Elizabeth, just one more way in which she used symbolism to solidify her reign: appearing as the Virgin Queen, for example, or wearing a dress embroidered with eyes and ears to indicate that she knew all that was going on in her castle; she had spies." - Martha Ronk

"My first Broadway show was with Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton. Maureen Stapleton, a legend in the theatre; Elizabeth Taylor, a legend, period." - Dennis Christopher

"Every queen is a woman, but not every woman is a queen." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I don't want to be a queen. I want to be the queen." - George R R Martin

"A queen, devoid of beauty is not queen; She needs the royalty of beauty's mien." - Victor Hugo

"Mathematics is the queen of science, and arithmetic the queen of mathematics." - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"A queen, devoid of beauty is not queen; She needs the royalty of beauty's mien." - Victor Hugo

"I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen." - Sheila Jackson Lee

"I am definitely the queen. I definitely see myself as the queen." - Lil' Kim

"This Earle of Oxford, making of his low obeisance to Queen Elizabeth, happened to let a Fart, at which he was so abashed and ashamed that he went to Travell, 7 yeares. On his returne the Queen welcomed him home, and sayd, My Lord, I had forgott the Fart." - John Aubrey

"A dead body was discovered this week on the grounds of a country estate owned by Queen Elizabeth. The queen said today she hopes this serves as a reminder to anybody on her staff that there is a right way and a wrong way to polish sterling silver." - Jay Leno

"I think there are a number of reasons, not least of which is the personality of the Queen [ Elizabeth II]. It's very easy to underrate her significance. I think she finds the Commonwealth and her position as Head of the Commonwealth infinitely more interesting than being the Queen of England, because she has no significant role in the latter." - Bob Hawke

"I guess I've grown to admire Queen Elizabeth II more. I've always struggled with my feelings about the Royal Family. I am a supporter. I'm not someone who thinks we should get rid of them. But what I've struggled with is the lack of emotionality that the Queen seems to share." - Samuel Barnett

"A gift to mankind; the next Elizabeth Taylor in the making" - Isaac Mizrahi

"I've waited all my life to say this... I weigh less than Elizabeth Taylor!" - Totie Fields

"I fell in love with books at the Elizabeth Public Library when I was four..." - Judy Blume

"The Port Elizabeth ground is more of a circle than an oval. It's long and square." - Trevor Bailey

"Elizabeth Taylor is gorgeous, beautiful, and she still is today, I'm crazy about her." - Michael Jackson

"'Elizabeth' is something I've looked to a lot for a strong female leader." - Emilia Clarke

"She kind of reminds one of Helen. There's something very similar about Elizabeth Perkins." - Paul Reiser

"You could be the king but watch the queen conquer" - Nicki Minaj

"What a mysterious faculty is that queen of the faculties!" - Charles Baudelaire

"Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Weep not, sweet queen, for trickling tears are vain." - William Shakespeare

"No such thing, the queen said, as too many sequins." - Mark Doty

"Don't be a drag. Just be a queen." - Lady Gaga

"No, no! said the Queen. Sentence first - verdict afterwards." - Lewis Carroll

"The Queen is coming to reclaim her girls." - Marianne Williamson

"Architecture is the king or queen of the arts," - Gaetano Pesce

"Since when does a queen need an excuse to sing?" - Lorene Scafaria

"She been looking like a queen in a sailor's dream." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Coming out's the hardest part, when you're Queen Elvis." - Robyn Hitchcock

"The best band in the world is Queen, definitely." - Matthew Bellamy

"A Queen track has those big, thick, block harmonies." - Brian May

"Love is the queen of all the Christain graces." - Arthur W. Pink

"The job description for a queen changes with the times." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"Pretty is the queen that rules our land." - Carrie Latet

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night." - Charles Darwin

"I think Queen Elisabeth II is a charming woman." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"She moves a goddess, and she looks a queen." - Alexander Pope

"Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls." - Alfred Tennyson

"Who knew an elf queen could be so vicious!" - Meg Cabot

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night." - Erasmus Darwin

"When the whole point of Queen was to be original." - Freddie Mercury

"The motorcycle black madonna Two wheeled gypsy queen." - Bob Dylan

"To even be called the 'teen queen' is crazy." - Victoria Justice

"In every queen there's a touch of floozy." - E B White

"You don't forget crises and neither does the Queen." - John Major

"I'm not a queen of anything, you know." - Caitlin Rose

"I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"You're the queen, and it's the queen's house, and whatever Brigan may accomplish, he's highly unlikely ever to be queen." - Kristin Cashore

"Put your puppet on the throne." said Talathain. "You may make her Queen but she won't be Queen for long." - Holly Black

"Whether the queen caused the period, or the period creates the queen, she fitted her time perfectly." - Florence Becker Lennon

"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness." - Oprah Winfrey

"I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country." - Princess Diana

"People don't really call me a rapper. They call me Mr. 'Trap Queen'. The 'Trap Queen' Guy." - Fetty Wap

"I do think that Hillary Clinton risks looking like she`s imitating Elizabeth Warren when she starts doing it. She`ll look like Elizabeth the Second. And nobody is electing anybody a second of anything." - Chris Matthews

"One cat just leads to another." [Letter from Finca Vigia, Cuba, to his first wife, Elizabeth Hadley Richardson (1943).]" - Ernest Hemingway

"Elizabeth Barrett Browning could write a poem two pages long. Could she have brought it to a music publisher?" - Dorothy Fields

"There was a woman in Elizabeth I's court that happened to have the same family name as me." - Natalie Dormer

"Queen Elizabeth, in her hard, wise way, writing to a mother who had lost her son, tells her that she will be comforted in time; and why should she not do for herself what the mere lapse of time will do for her?" - Richard Bentley

"The personality of the Queen [ Elizabeth II]... For instance, once she goes - if she's ever going to die, it seems to be questionable - if Charles [of Wales] were there, whether there'd be the same sort of cement is very questionable, I think." - Bob Hawke

"Some years later I met Queen Elizabeth II, in our capital Ottawa at a Canada Day celebration. David Foster and I were doing the show and we both met her afterwards. She told me how much she loved the Canadian Railroad Trilogy. She looked at me and said, "oh, that song", and then said again, "that song", and that was all she said." - Gordon Lightfoot

"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." - Mary Elizabeth Donaldson

"There are certain historical figures of such importance that we need to know everything about them, which is why books about Napoleon, Lincoln, Julius Caesar, Joan of Arc, Queen Elizabeth I, and the great religious founders continue to proliferate; these lives require constant reevaluation and interpretation." - Robert Gottlieb

"It's no stretch to picture me standing next to Al Pacino or Robert De Niro. Those are ethnic New York men. I'm an ethnic New York girl. Everybody has their limitations. I mean, I should never be cast as Queen Elizabeth." - Ellen Barkin

"I think that the benefit of playing someone like Queen Elizabeth is that so much has been written about her, and there's so much speculation about her - was she a hermaphrodite? She's so mythologised, and there are a lot of images of her." - Cate Blanchett

"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." - Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark

"Say 'Toronto' or 'Ontario,' and the immediate thought associations are with a somewhat blander version of North America: a United States with a welfare regime and a more polite street etiquette, and the additionally reassuring visage of Queen Elizabeth on the currency." - Christopher Hitchens

"I'd like to be a queen of people's hearts, in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being Queen of this country. I don't think many people will want me to be Queen." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"I mean, come on, Beyonce's the queen of pop music. She's the queen. If you could run for queen... I would put her name in the suggestion box. She's incredible." - Darren Criss

"I have named you queen. There are taller than you, taller. There are purer than you, purer. There are lovelier than you, lovelier. But you are the queen." - Pablo Neruda

"I do think of myself as a queen, but I don't think I'm the only queen. There's room for other queens. We reign over different kingdoms." - Madonna Ciccone

"Eerily, the coronation was kind of a reverse of Tatiana?s funeral. What was the old saying? The queen is dead. Long live the queen" - Richelle Mead

"Oh - who's the Queen?" "Her, of course. The White Queen. You're just like Alice, you know. Down the rabbit hole with the Mad Hatter." - Rachel Caine

"It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains." - Queen Elizabeth II

"I feel like I have an inner drag queen. Or rather, I feel like I was a drag queen in a past life." - Rumer Willis

"Don't be afraid, Queen... don't be afraid, Queen, the blood has long since gone into the earth. And where it was spilled, grapevines are already growing." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"Eerily, the coronation was kind of a reverse of Tatiana's funeral. What was the old saying? The queen is dead. Long live the queen" - Richelle Mead

"I'm 60, and I did 60-year-old women songs. I'm not trying to be the Hip-Hop Queen, although I am the original Hip Hop Queen." - Patti Labelle

"Daniel, I did not knowwhat I wanted when I was agirl. And then I was a fool in every sense of the word. And now that I am a woman grown, I know that I love you and I want this son of yours, and our children who will come. I have seen a woman break her heart for love: my Queen Mary. I have seen another break her soul to avoid it: my Princess Elizabeth. I don't want to be Mary or Elizabeth, I want to be me: Hannah Verde Carpenter." "And we shall live somewhere that we can follow our belifs without danger," he insisted. "Yes," I said, "in the England that Elizabeth will make." - Philippa Gregory

"Monarchs not only fashion their age, but are fashioned by it, so that they can become a sort of personification of the age. If Elizabeth I, independent, strong, represents the age of Shakespeare's heroines, a woman's heyday, Victoria represents another image of womanhood, predominant in the nineteenth century: a woman who, although queen in her own right, leaned on her husband, looked up to him, and went into perpetual mourning after his death. The feminist movement filled her with shocked horror and outrage." - Eva Figes

"We spent the first night of our honeymoon in a country hotel, with Tudor architecture oak beams, and floors which sloped, of the Queen-Elizabeth-Slept-Here variety. There were old tennis-courts - the Tudor kind where Henry VIII was said to have played; and gardens filled with winter heather, jasmine and yellow chrysanthemums. [...] So that first night together was spent in the ancient bedroom with the tiny leaded paned windows, through which shafts of moonlight touched the room with a dreamlike radiance [...]" - Jean Plaidy

"When I spoke at the St. Lawrence Seaway ceremonies in 1969, I borrowed some words from the monument there which I had joined Queen Elizabeth in dedicating just 10 years before. That monument, as its inscription puts it, 'bears witness to the common purpose of two nations whose frontiers are the frontiers of friendship, whose ways are the ways of freedom, whose works are the works of peace'." - Richard M. Nixon

"Imagine that Queen Elizabeth I, in her time, had the opportunity to give out a monopoly for playing cards within the kingdom. She knew she was going to give it to one of her courtiers. These courtiers would then all try to curry her favour. Meanwhile, they would not contribute anything to the product of the kingdom, in fact, they were wasting resources trying to secure a single prize. That, more or less, is rent seeking." - James M. Buchanan

"One other thing: at the meeting in Canada, [there was] the coup in Fiji. This comes to an important part of the Commonwealth: the role of the Queen [Elizabeth II]. I had absolutely just enormous respect for her as leader of the Commonwealth. You could talk to her about any of the fifty-one countries of the Commonwealth and you could have an intelligent conversation with her about the economics, the politics. She really immersed herself in the Commonwealth." - Bob Hawke

"Oh,Elizabeth, your justice would freeze beer." - Arthur Miller

"I hate it when people say, Mary Elizabeth, this may be hell, but the movie is going to be sooo good." - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

"Elizabeth Taylor was so fat that whenever she went to London in a red dress, 30 passengers would try to board her." - Joan Rivers

"Elizabeth is smart, ruthless, and emotionally damaged ... [i]f Elizabeth's brain was a person, it would have scars, tattoos, and be missing one eye." - Max Barry

"I like Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream, as it's great for soothing dry skin and adding shine. I use it instead of balm, too." - Ashley Madekwe

"Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap." - Don Rickles

"I live in Tuxedo Park, N.Y. and spend time in the West Village, where my wife Elizabeth Cotnoir, a writer-producer and documentary filmmaker, has an office." - Howard Shore

"Even as a dope fiend mama. You always was a black queen mama." - Tupac Shakur

"Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom." - Jack Lalanne

"When it comes to health, diet is the Queen, but exercise is the King." - Jack Lalanne

"In the empire of desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Love, your own witch-daughter, Queen of the Mirror and the Highest Protector of Irony" - Jostein Gaarder

"It is outrageous that the Queen has invited royal tyrants to celebrate her diamond jubilee." - Peter Tatchell

"I may be a princess, but I'm definitely not a drama queen." - Carole Radziwill

"The difference between Everton and the Queen Mary is that Everton carry more passengers!" - Bill Shankly

"Well may we say 'God save the Queen', because nothing will save the Governor-General'." - Gough Whitlam

"He is bound to you," said the Queen. "But does he love you?" - Cassandra Clare

"Be careful dear that you don't end up as the queen of a lonely kingdom" - Lisa Kleypas

"You would have imagined her at one moment a maniac, at another a queen." - Victor Hugo



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