Memorable Words from Elizabeth, Queen of Humility (96)

Memorable Words from Elizabeth, Queen of Humility (96)

Queen of England II. For many, Elizabeth is a symbol of royal upbringing. He always kept his face straight, but he wasn’t against the joke. NU.nl lists some of his most memorable releases.

by Esther Villerius


I declare to you that I will dedicate all my life, long or short, to the service of the nation and the country.


Even before Elizabeth became Queen, she made a promise on her 21st birthday from a speech she gave on the radio in Cape Town.


What I’m about to tell you, I say from the bottom of my heart.


The British Royal Family came under fire for their handling of Diana’s death. The Balmoral flag was not lowered and all televisions and radios in the Scottish castle were removed. On the day of her funeral, Queen Elizabeth broke a 50-year tradition by speaking live to the public. His words of appreciation for Diana dispelled much of the anger among the British.


Do you want to combine them with other flowers?


The crowd fell silent as Elizabeth arrived at Buckingham Palace a week after Diana’s car accident. The Queen walked silently along the sea of ​​flowers until a little girl called her with a bouquet of flowers. The princess broke the silence and asked the girl to place the bouquet with the other flowers. “No, these are for you, ma’am,” the girl named Katie Jones replied.


Like any family, we have our quirks, exuberant teens, and family feuds.


This is what Elizabeth said to several heads of state who were on board the Royal Yacht Britannia with her in 1989.


1992 is not a year I will fondly remember. In the words of one of my friendliest interlocutors: it turned out to be “annus horribilis”.


Elizabeth said these words during a speech in London that same year. A fire broke out at Windsor Castle and the marriage of his three children broke up.


What’s the date?


During a public appearance, Elizabeth raised this issue loudly in the audience. She celebrated her 72nd wedding anniversary that day with her husband, Prince Philip.


If you ask me how I feel about the whole idea of ​​”family” after 25 years of marriage, I can answer simply and confidently: I completely agree.


The Queen joked about her marriage, but was also serious about it. He spoke these words of encouragement in his 1972 Silver Jubilee speech with Prince Philip.


I had two plays this week. Maybe they want me to die.


When Elizabeth attended the Chelsea Flower Show in 2016, a gardener told her that lilies of the valley can be poisonous. The queen answered him with this joke.


Grief is the price we pay for love.


This message was delivered by Queen Elizabeth during a church service in New York after the September 11 terrorist attacks. “We can take comfort in the thought that better days will come. We will be with our friends again. We will be with our families again. We will meet again.”


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