Edward VII Quotes

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To an archbishop after the service of celebration for Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee:
I have no objection whatsoever to the notion of the Eternal Father, but every objection to the concept of an eternal mother.

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To a secretary who had thought it was odd to visit a salon in Paris wearing a 'sort of Stock Exchange attire':
I thought everyone must know that a short jacket is always worn with a silk hat at a private view in the morning.

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In response to a member of the royal staff who had wondered if Queen Victoria would be happy in heaven:
She will have to walk behind the angels — and she won't like that.

Edward VII