Quotes and Sayings about Queen



"My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Love, Music, Favorite, Jazz, Listening, Queen, Singing)

"As we saw in the Queen's Speech, anti-social behaviour - a phenomenon that I believe to be a genuine worry that is also being fed by a lot of scare stories - is the political theme of the moment."
- Kamal Ahmed
(Related: Being, Queen, Speech, Worry)

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Women, Time, Worth)

"But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Heart, Grandparents)

"I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Politics, Science, Books, Court, Fantasy, Kings, Sense)

"Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed and laughed."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Family, Funny, Friends, Queen, Question)

"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Intelligence, Hell, Network, Queen)

"I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long."
- Marie Antoinette
(Related: Mother, Wife, HusbBlood, Children, Queen)

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

"The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Science, Experience, Goal, Arguments, Nothing, Queen)

"Money is the sovereign queen of all delights - for her, the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights."
- Richard Barnfield
(Related: Money, Queen)

"I spent two weeks prancing around a studio in Queens in my underwear with nine other guys. They were long days. But what the hell, it was Calvin Klein."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Hell)

"We fixed on No. 4, Queen Street Place, for our City offices, and it was from there that so many of my patented inventions were dated."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Inventions, Queen)

"Singing for royalty is a dream of mine - I'd absolutely love to sing for the Queen at the Royal Variety Show. All the contestants are very good. I will just have to do my best and see what happens."
- Susan Boyle
(Related: Love, Dream, Queen, Royalty, Singing, Variety, Will)

"Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: People, Friends, Talk)

"And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty's lofty trust secure."
- William Allen Butler
(Related: Trust, Beauty, State)

"There's nothing secret about it. Everyone knows that I am waiting for my real parents, the king and queen, to come restore me to my rightful throne."
- Meg Cabot
(Related: Nothing, Parents, Queen, Waiting)

"I remember having an argument with Alan, I said the Queen's not just going to call the guy up and send him out to do it. And Alan says, well, how would a monarch give orders to her assassin."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Argument, Queen)

"Tampa's crazy... The ladies in Tampa come in all flavors. I felt like I was at Dairy Queen."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Ladies, Queen)

"Sure, I'd take the responsibility of queen any day."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Day, Queen, Responsibility)

"I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Growing up, Listening, Mercury, Queen, Songs)

"Fools are more to be feared than the wicked."
- Queen Christina
(Related: Fools)

"It is necessary to try to pass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life."
- Queen Christina
(Related: Life, Occupation, Self)

"He sits at the kitchen table, which is the only authentic way to touch down at home in Queens."
- Francis X. Clines
(Related: Home, Kitchen)

"I received an OBE from the Queen, which probably doesn't mean anything in America but is quite nice in England - the Order of the British Empire for services to drama."
- Joan Collins
(Related: America, Drama, England, Order, Queen)

"We're all the same. We all want the same thing in life. Everybody going around like ants and we all want the same thing. And it's not one queen. It's not one queen with the wings."
- Andrea Corr
(Related: Life, Ants, Queen, Want)

"Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know every little dirty thing about our public figures. He and James Dean were very mysterious, archetypal American heroes."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Time, American, Heroes, Public)

"God bless America. God save the Queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia."
- Russell Crowe
(Related: God, America, Christ, Queen)

"I love drag queens... they perform me better than I ever could myself."
- Taylor Dane
(Related: Love)

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night."
- Erasmus Darwin
(Related: Night, Queen)

"Lot's of marriages don't last as long as Queen have been together."
- John Deacon
(Related: Queen)

"Queen has taken the all of our time for last four or five years, you know."
- John Deacon
(Related: Time, Queen, Years)

"In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day; its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time - because you basically just know your neighborhood."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Time, Day)

"I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country."
- Princess Diana
(Related: People, Being, Country, Queen)

"I've been the queen of dysfunction and made every mistake one can make."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Mistake, Queen)

"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
(Related: People, Queen, State)

"It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: People, Childhood, Growing up)

"I met Steve McQueen once. Well, met isn't really the right word."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Right, Word)

"I grew up in Queens and New Jersey. I started doing children's theater when I was seven to get out of school because I didn't fit in."
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Related: Children, School, Theater)

"I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Love, Husband, Queen, Want, Woman)

"I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: God, People, Queen)

"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
(Related: Son, England, May, Queen, Will)

"I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Queen)

"Grief is the price we pay for love."
- Queen Elizabeth II
(Related: Love, Grief)

"The British Constitution has always been puzzling and always will be."
- Queen Elizabeth II
(Related: Constitution, Will)

"In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945."
- Queen Elizabeth II
(Related: Peace, War, Europe, Suffering)

"The queen and I always got on well, still do; I uphold everything Her Majesty represents, has given up her life for. It's her duty. For her country, she's selfless to the grave."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Life, Country, Duty, Grave, Queen)

"The king died and then the queen died is a story. The king died, and then queen died of grief is a plot."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Grief, Queen)

"I didn't get along with Lindsay Lohan on 'Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen', but you have to consider that we were 16-year-old girls. I haven't seen Lindsay since then, but I imagine she's grown and become a different person. I know I have."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Drama, Girls, Queen, Teenage)

"After Mary Queen of Scots, I turned to the farthest subject possible: Cromwell."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Queen)

"Mary Queen of Scots was my first love, and that is always something special."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Love, First, First love, Queen)

"I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: Architecture, College, School, Songs)

"Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long way from being forced to sit in the colored section of the bus going into downtown Wilmington, North Carolina."
- Althea Gibson
(Related: Being, England, Queen)

"I once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Advice, EnglFashion, Queen)

"I'd like to be Queen Elizabeth."
- Macy Gray
(Related: Queen)

"My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn!"
- Josh Hartnett
(Related: Thought, Friend, Friends, Queen)

"When I played God Bless The Queen, I was wondering if they was gonna dig us, then quite naturally I'd go on and try to get it together."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: God, Queen)

"I love photo sessions. I'm alone, I'm the queen, everyone's taking care of me."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Love, Care, Queen)

"But, of course, she didn't mean that she was going to retire from public life and only when the Queen removed her HRH some years later did she actually drop a hundred charities and just kept five."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Life, Public, Queen, Years)

"What it means is that some of Charles' press secretaries have been better than others as some of the Queen's press secretaries have been better than others."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Press, Queen)

"The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock."
- Joshua Homme
(Related: Music, Age, Idea, Expression, Will)

"Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in."
- Joshua Homme
(Related: Music, Smile)

"I have absolutely no difficulty myself with the playing of God Save the Queen in the presence of Her Majesty."
- John Howard
(Related: God, Difficulty, Queen)

"Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Poetry, Charm, Queen)

"The King and Queen made the rounds after the film. We were told how we were to respond, and we were in a semi circle in the lounge area of the cinema, they came around after the King, the Queen and both Princesses."
- Kim Hunter
(Related: Cinema, Film, Queen)

"I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired."
- Janis Ian
(Related: Beauty, Love, Truth, Girls, School, Smiles)

"We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?"
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Love, Wife, Care, Crowds, End, Europe, President, Press, Queen, Question, Russia, Will)

"If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull, would not the land flow with milk and honey?"
- Oliver St. John
(Related: Land, Queen)

"It must be wonderful sport to contradict each other."
- Queen Juliana
"I was born in Queens, New York, which is a suburb of New York City."
- Peter Jurasik
"I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead."
- Laura Kightlinger
(Related: Dress, Famous, Want, Will)

"A whole bunch of months passed and I didn't hear anything and then he emailed and asked if I could do a little piece on POD and Queens of the Stone Age."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Age, Months)

"In my opinion, the form of Government may be different in different countries, according to their circumstances, their wishes, their wants. England loves her Queen, and has full motive to do so."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Government, Circumstances, Countries, England, May, Motive, Opinion, Queen, Wishes)

"The role of Charlie Eppes has changed me. I never imagined I would play a role like this. I lost some weight, grew my hair and now every woman in America over 40 wants to date me. It's their daughters I want to convince. The truth is all this talk makes me blush. Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens."
- David Krumholtz
(Related: Truth, America, Blush, Daughters, Hair, Now, Play, Talk, Want, Weight, Woman)

"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
(Related: Women, Queen, Songs, Trying)

"Don't you want to know what's real and what's not? I remember when I was a kid, you know, this whole Cold War thing. They had us scared of the Russians. So, it's almost like, what's real and what's not?"
- Queen Latifah
(Related: War, Want)

"I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female."
- Queen Latifah
(Related: Age, People, African)

"I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else."
- Queen Latifah
(Related: Decisions, Learning, Regret)

"I think it's a lame excuse for a lot of these rappers to say they only call girls bitches or hos because they act like that. It doesn't make them right."
- Queen Latifah
(Related: Act, Girls, Right)

"You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: English, Ocean, Wrong)

"I was always a drama queen. I remember playing in the kitchen, trying to get my mom to think I was dead and call the police. When she didn't, I would cry. I was always theatrical. I don't think any of my relatives are surprised."
- Amy Lee
(Related: Mom, Drama, Kitchen, Police, Queen, Relatives, Trying)

"I hate it when people call me a teen queen."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Teen, People, Hate, Queen)

"I wasn't playing a drag queen - I was playing an extraordinary performer."
- John Lone
(Related: Queen)

"I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen, because that did heighten the drama."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Being, Drama, Queen)

"Calling O'Hare an airport is like calling the Queen Elizabeth II a boat."
- Andrew H. Malcolm
(Related: Queen)

"And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company."
- Thomas Malory
(Related: Company, Loss, Queen)

"I was homecoming queen. I was star of my basketball team."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Basketball, Queen)

"My children are not royal; they just happen to have the Queen for their aunt."
- Princess Margaret
(Related: Children, Queen)

"The Queen is the only person who can put on a tiara with one hand, while walking down stairs."
- Princess Margaret
(Related: Queen, Stairs, Walking)

"There's only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence."
- Queen Mary
"Her old Grannie and subject must be the first to kiss her hand."
- Queen Mary
(Related: Kiss, First, Old)

"My parents were in short street, so they had to go abroad to economize."
- Queen Mary
(Related: Parents)

"When I die India will be found engraved on my heart."
- Queen Mary
(Related: Heart, Will)

"You are a member of the British royal family. We are never tired, and we all love hospitals."
- Queen Mary
(Related: Love, Family, Hospitals)

"There are a lot of things in Queen albums that you don't expect; that's why we threw them in."
- Brian May
(Related: Queen)

"I spent 20 years of my life building up Queen, and now I'm spending years of my life trying to get away from it."
- Brian May
(Related: Life, Building, Now, Queen, Trying, Years)

"I was actually perfectly happy when I had no money, which lasted right up until we had a hit with Killer Queen, in 1974. I never wanted for anything."
- Brian May
(Related: Money, Queen, Right)

"At the moment the Queen stuff does sell really well, but there's no guarantee it'll go on forever."
- Brian May
(Related: Queen)

"For a time I didn't want to answer any questions about Queen. I'd like to be viewed as something alive and relevant, not some fossil."
- Brian May
(Related: Time, Queen, Questions, Want)

"From the beginning of Queen there was such momentum that I never had any time to do anything else. My energy was 95% focused on the band."
- Brian May
(Related: Time, Beginning, Energy, Queen)

"I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: HusbGenius, Thought, Americans)

"Joan Crawford is a movie queen. I had never met one before. I know now what I don't want to be."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Now, Queen, Want)

"Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky."
- Eric McCormack
(Related: Character, America, Gay, Play, Queen, Will)

"A man should be rugged like Steve McQueen; the way he stands, like he's ready for something. Or he should be a man of the world like Dean Martin."
- Maureen McCormick
(Related: Man, Martin, World)

"I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very modern - wearing head-to-toe designer has become a bit passe. It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together."
- Alexander McQueen
(Related: Idea, Fashion, Luxury, Rules, Style)

"Clothes and jewellery should be startling, individual. When you see a woman in my clothes, you want to know more about them. To me, that is what distinguishes good designers from bad designers."
- Alexander McQueen
(Related: Clothes, Want, Woman)

"British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage."
- Alexander McQueen
(Related: Ideas, Commerce, Fashion, Self)

"I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing."
- Steve McQueen
(Related: Acting, Man)

"I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth."
- Steve McQueen
(Related: Earth)

"You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Astrology, Queen)

"Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Thought, Name, Queen, Years)

"We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Queen)

"When the whole point of Queen was to be original."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Queen)

"I wasn't a cheerleader or the prom queen. I don't move through the world with a mirror in front of my face, and I've never been attracted to projects that had an emphasis on what I look like."
- Michael Michele
(Related: Projects, Queen, World)

"It's great to be queen!"
- Helen Mirren
"We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Knave, Queen)

"Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Equality, Mother, Act, Difference, Freedom, Heroism, Justice, Queen)

"Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it's easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What's difficult is to play feminine."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Character, Play, Queen)

"In '75, the year both A Chorus Line and Chicago hit Broadway, my head spun around and I became the ultimate theater queen for life."
- Michael Musto
(Related: Life, Chicago, Queen, Theater)

"Nature is under control but not disturbed."
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherland
(Related: Nature, Control)

"I realize that much will be asked of me, yet I am resolved to accept it as a great and splendid task."
- Beatrix, Queen of the Netherland
(Related: Will)

"The Queen Mary was the most civilized and luxurious way one could travel to America in the late 1930s."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Travel, America, Queen)

"I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Act, College, Parents, Play, Queen)

"The only thing I want to say is, I know I'm not Einstein, but I'm not the queen of the imbeciles either."
- Vanessa Paradis
(Related: Queen, Want)

"It's a good thing I was born a girl, otherwise I'd be a drag queen."
- Dolly Parton
(Related: Queen)

"Sean's a better person when he's directing. He becomes a queen when he's an actor. And he's so unhappy when he's acting."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Acting, Actor, Queen)

"Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a son so ugly and so misshapen that it was long disputed whether he had human form. A fairy who was at his birth said, however, that he would be very amiable for all that, since he would have uncommon good sense."
- Charles Perrault
(Related: Time, Son, Queen, Sense, Ugly)

"I wouldn't say I was a queen. Maybe a little elf."
- Parker Posey
(Related: Queen)

"Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Gods, Chess, Fate)

"I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert; he was like a second father."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Time, Father, Famous, Fun)

"Boy George is all England needs - another queen who can't dress."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Dress, England, Needs, Queen)

"I've never had to pretend to be having sex with somebody. I'm like the queen of the foreplay dissolve."
- Julia Roberts
(Related: Sex, Queen)

"At The Body Shop we had always been measured by how many jobs we had created, and I got a major award from the Queen on that."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Body, Jobs, Queen)

"I'll take being on Baywatch over being Prom Queen any day."
- Brande Roderick
(Related: Being, Day, Queen)

"Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding."
- Queen Marie of Romania
(Related: Women, People, Breeding, Etiquette, Fashion, Taste)

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

"Do you really have to be the ice queen intellectual or the slut whore? Isn't there some way to be both?"
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Queen)

"I met the Queen, the Pope, and we went all over Europe and Asia. I just wish I was older when I did all this. Then I could appreciate it more."
- Rick Schroder
(Related: Europe, Queen)

"In my end is my beginning."
- Mary Queen of Scots
(Related: Beginning, End)

"To be a queen of a household is a powerful thing."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Queen)

"I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens, and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine Queens is that it was a performance piece, and that's the most fun."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Performance, Fun)

"I had a Christian upbringing - it was all about sin and guilt. I was very happy just kissing people. I was like the make-out queen - not even second base."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: People, Christian, Guilt, Kissing, Queen)

"The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: End, Queen, Rooks)

"The Queen is by much the most powerful of the forces."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Queen)

"Be cautious of playing your Queen in front of your King and in subjecting yourself to a discovered check. It is better when check is given to your King to interpose a man that attacks the checking Piece than with one that does not."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Man, Queen)

"The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Knight, Queen)

"A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only; not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx."
- Saul Steinberg
(Related: Queen, Woman)

"I don't sing for anybody. I wouldn't sing for the Queen dear."
- Joan Sutherland
(Related: Queen)

"Although a madman, Norton wrote letters to Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria which they took seriously."
- Kerry Thornley
(Related: Letters, Queen)

"Sure, my childhood was unusual. All these eccentric, wild people frequented our home: rock stars, drag queens, models, bikers, freaks. But I was not this little rich girl. My mom and I lived in an apartment."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Mom, People, Childhood, Stars)

"I went to college with James Coburn and Steve McQueen was a very good friend."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Friend, College)

"The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Folly, Rights, Queen)

"We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Defeat, Possibilities)

"The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them."
- Queen Victoria
"I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Artists, Intimacy)

"I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Happiness, People, Poor, Woman)

"I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all."
- Queen Victoria
"I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Babies)

"For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Women, Man)

"Everybody grows but me."
- Queen Victoria
"Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Wife, Being)

"Being married gives one one's position like nothing else can."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Being, Nothing)

"When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl - and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Marriage, Wife, State)

"An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Baby, Ugly)

"A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Marriage, Act, Amusement)

"Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Events, Nerves, Quiet, Trifles)

"The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Control, Choices, Queen, Snow)

"As for the historical inspirations I drew on in writing The Snow Queen, I suppose I would call them more cross-cultural inspirations, though they frequently involve past societies as well as present day ones."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Day, Past, Present, Queen, Snow, Writing)

"And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Queen, Snow, Universe, World)

"It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left. My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Home)

"I didn't do anything at the Queen, whom I admire."
- Vivienne Westwood
(Related: Queen)

"What I loved about 'Summer' was that they were these four bright kids with a wonderful future. In a way, she was the one with the brains, and then you have the beauty queen and the jock and the introvert."
- Kevin Williamson
(Related: Beauty, Future, Kids, Queen)

"Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Failure, Greatness, Queen)

"I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better."
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Related: Love)