Quotes by 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 kindness mercy monarchy

There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that be possib le. ...

Elizabeth I patriotism monarchy

If there were two princes in Christendom who had good will and courage, it would be very easy to reconcile the religious difficult ies; ther ...

Elizabeth I Christianity Christians

Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states. ...

Elizabeth I war: negative aspects monarchy death penalty

He who placed me in this seat will keep me here. ...

Elizabeth I religion monarchy

... what a family is without a steward, a ship without a pilot, a flock without a shepherd, a body without a head, the same, I thi nk, is a ...

Elizabeth I leadership royalty

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

Elizabeth I reputations monarchy

Have a care over my people. You have my people--do you that which I ought to do. They are my people.... See unto them--see unto th em, for t ...

Elizabeth I monarchy

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 hav e had, an ...

Elizabeth I leadership royalty

Madame d'Estampes and Madame de Valentinois make me fear that I should be only honoured by my husband as a queen and not loved by him as a w ...

Elizabeth I adultery marriage monarchy

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