29 Strongest and Most Influential Queen Elizabeth II Quotes About Wisdom

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Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of British history has many splendid deeds. Born on April 21, 1925, she was crowned in the year 1952. Since then she is on the throne for the last 68 years. Under her rule, she has made some significant changes in the royal policy that had a direct effect on public affairs.

Elizabeth II has been named after the Great Queen Elizabeth I. In the year 2015, Queen Elizabeth broke the record of Queen Victoria her great-great-grandmother, who reigned from 1837-1901 a whopping 64 years.

Her royal education and manners still convey the old fragrance of English monarchy and she continues to remind the legacies of her forefathers. In her life of 95 years, she has given us many inspiring and motivating quotes to introspect and apply in our own lives.

“The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“It has turned out to be an annus horribilis.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendour that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God’s Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.” – Queen Elizabeth II

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

“I don’t like to badmouth people. But I’m the head of a monarchy that began in the ninth century, and I’m apparently more modern than Chris Christie. Look, I know he has to appeal to the crazy right-wingers in his party, but the fact is, he’s not as forward-thinking as an eighty-seven-year-old lady who wears a crown on her head. It’s pathetic.” – Queen Elizabeth II

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

“Good memories are our second chance at happiness.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“The upward course of a nation’s history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“The British constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“These wretched babies don’t come until they are ready.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“No one who knew Diana will ever forget her. Millions of others who never met her, but felt they knew her, will remember her.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.” – Queen Elizabeth II

“The upward course of a nation’s history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.” – Queen Elizabeth II

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

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

“The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has touched me deeply to see so many thousands of families, neighbors and friends celebrating together in such a happy atmosphere.” – 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

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

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

29 Strongest and Most Influential Queen Elizabeth II Quotes About Wisdom

“I hope people will think very carefully about the future,” – Queen Elizabeth II

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

“Football’s a difficult business and aren’t they prima donnas. But it’s a wonderful game.” – Queen Elizabeth II