Elizabeth, the Queen Mother Quotes

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After the Queen had accepted a second glass of wine during lunch:
Do you think it's wise, darling? You know you've got to rule this afternoon.

Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
After all these years of fishing, the fish are having their revenge.
After a surgery to remove a fishbone from her throat

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On a trip to South Africa, a Boer confessed to her that he would never forgive the English for conquering his country:
I understand that perfectly. We feel very much the same in Scotland.

Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
The Princesses would never leave without me and I couldn't leave without the King, and the King will never leave.
When it was suggested that the royal family be evacuated during the Nazi Blitz

Elizabeth, the Queen Mother