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Like all best families we have our share of eccentricities of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.

Queen Elizabeth II | family quotes

Therefore I am sure that this my Coronation is not the symbol of a power and a splendor 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 | future quotes

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998 paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.

Queen Elizabeth II | future quotes

I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.

Queen Elizabeth II | history quotes

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 | history quotes

I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire of societies old and new of lands and races different in history and origins but all by God's Will united in spirit and in aim.

Queen Elizabeth II | history quotes

What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass it is almost exactly 13 years since the overwhelming majority of people in Ireland and Northern Ireland voted in favour of the agreement signed on Good Friday 1998 paving the way for Northern Ireland to become the exciting and inspirational place that it is today.

Queen Elizabeth II | inspirational quotes

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 | leadership quotes

Grief is the price we pay for love.

Queen Elizabeth II | love quotes

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 | peace quotes

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 | peace quotes

I hope that tomorrow we can all wherever we are join in expressing our grief at Diana's loss and gratitude for her all-too-short life. It is a chance to show to the whole world the British nation united in grief and respect.

Queen Elizabeth II | respect quotes

First I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good times and bad she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness. I admired and respected her - for her energy and commitment to others and especially for her devotion to her two boys.

Queen Elizabeth II | smile quotes

I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire of societies old and new of lands and races different in history and origins but all by God's Will united in spirit and in aim.

Queen Elizabeth II | strength quotes

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 | strength quotes

Grief is the price we pay for love.

Queen Elizabeth II | sympathy quotes

To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.

Queen Elizabeth II | sympathy quotes

I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.

Queen Elizabeth II | trust quotes

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 | age quotes

Dreams become reality when we put our minds to it.

Queen Latifah | dreams quotes

I made decisions that I regret and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human not perfect like anybody else.

Queen Latifah | experience quotes

I made decisions that I regret and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human not perfect like anybody else.

Queen Latifah | learning quotes

I think I'd be a great mom honestly. I don't think I'll have any problem giving them all the love in the world. Discipline will be the hard part.

Queen Latifah | mom quotes

My mom will make me walk the dogs or take out the trash when I go home.

Queen Latifah | mom quotes

Look at people for an example but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people.

Queen Latifah | positive quotes

Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them.

Queen Rania of Jordan | respect quotes

For many the hijab represents modesty piety and devotion to God and I truly respect that. But the hijab should not be used as a means of applying social pressure on people.

Queen Rania of Jordan | respect quotes

As a child I sometimes used to travel to the West Bank to visit my family so I know what the checkpoints felt like. I knew what it was like to live under occupation.

Queen Rania of Jordan | travel quotes

Great events make me quiet and calm it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.

Queen Victoria | great quotes

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 | happiness quotes

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 | marriage quotes

A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act and generally a sad one.

Queen Victoria | marriage quotes

A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act and generally a sad one.

Queen Victoria | sad quotes

For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.

Quentin Crisp | change quotes

Manners are love in a cool climate.

Quentin Crisp | cool quotes

If at first you don't succeed failure may be your style.

Quentin Crisp | failure quotes

It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment but of boredom.

Quentin Crisp | freedom quotes

Life was a funny thing that happened to me on the way to the grave.

Quentin Crisp | funny quotes

When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist a woman in the audience stood up and said 'Yes but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?

Quentin Crisp | god quotes

It's no good running a pig farm badly for 30 years while saying 'Really I was meant to be a ballet dancer.' By then pigs will be your style.

Quentin Crisp | good quotes

The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression all the time that I lived there that they do not want to be happy they want to be right.

Quentin Crisp | happiness quotes

The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.

Quentin Crisp | happiness quotes

Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbors.

Quentin Crisp | health quotes

Though intelligence is powerless to modify character it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.

Quentin Crisp | intelligence quotes

There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.

Quentin Crisp | money quotes

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.

Quentin Crisp | parenting quotes

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.

Quentin Crisp | relationship quotes

Men get laid but women get screwed.

Quentin Crisp | women quotes

I like it when somebody tells me a story and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.

Quentin Tarantino | art quotes

I look at 'Death Proof' and realize I had too much time.

Quentin Tarantino | death quotes

It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.

Quentin Tarantino | faith quotes

Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that's what I'm trying to do.

Quentin Tarantino | freedom quotes

I loved history because to me history was like watching a movie.

Quentin Tarantino | history quotes

I've always thought my soundtracks do pretty good because they're basically professional equivalents of a mix tape I'd make for you at home.

Quentin Tarantino | home quotes

My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.

Quentin Tarantino | knowledge quotes

My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.

Quentin Tarantino | mom quotes

It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.

Quentin Tarantino | money quotes

I always do an all-night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning.

Quentin Tarantino | morning quotes

To me movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

Movies are not about the weekend that they're released and in the grand scheme of things that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence without any apologies.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

If you just love movies enough you can make a good one.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

All my movies are achingly personal.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can't ever remember a time when I didn't.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre this type of story and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some version of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing - taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before.

Quentin Tarantino | movies quotes

To me movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence.

Quentin Tarantino | music quotes

I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house - and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection. So what I do as I'm writing a movie is go through all those songs trying to find good songs for fights or good pieces of music to layer into the film.

Quentin Tarantino | music quotes

Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie I want it to be everything to me like I would die for it.

Quentin Tarantino | religion quotes

A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.

Quentin Tarantino | truth quotes

I've always wanted to work with Warren Beatty.

Quentin Tarantino | work quotes

It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do.

Quincy Jones | amazing quotes

If architecture is frozen music then music must be liquid architecture.

Quincy Jones | architecture quotes

I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs.

Quincy Jones | car quotes

If you started in New York you were dealing with the biggest guys in the world. You're dealing with Charlie Parker and all the big bands and everything. We got more experience working in Seattle.

Quincy Jones | experience quotes

Every country can be defined through their food their music and their language. That's the soul of a country.

Quincy Jones | food quotes

I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home.

Quincy Jones | home quotes

Music in movies is all about dissonance and consonance tension and release.

Quincy Jones | movies quotes

If architecture is frozen music then music must be liquid architecture.

Quincy Jones | music quotes

I started imagining this whole different world. It was a society of musicians a family I hoped I could belong to one day.

Quincy Jones | society quotes

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately when lawful they do not excite desire.

Quintilian | alone quotes

As regards parents I should like to see them as highly educated as possible and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.

Quintilian | alone quotes

Men even when alone lighten their labors by song however rude it may be.

Quintilian | alone quotes

The perfection of art is to conceal art.

Quintilian | art quotes

Vain hopes are like certain dreams of those who wake.

Quintilian | dreams quotes

In almost everything experience is more valuable than precept.

Quintilian | experience quotes

Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune.

Quintilian | fear quotes

Our minds are like our stomaches they are whetted by the change of their food and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.

Quintilian | food quotes

Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune.

Quintilian | future quotes

When we cannot hope to win it is an advantage to yield.

Quintilian | hope quotes

To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.

Quintilian | imagination quotes

Men even when alone lighten their labors by song however rude it may be.

Quintilian | men quotes

The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body.

Quintilian | nature quotes

It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue severity in correcting faults is liable at times to discourage a boy's mind from effort.

Quintilian | teacher quotes

Let no one weep for me or celebrate my funeral with mourning for I still live as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.

Quintus Ennius | death quotes

Let no one weep for me or celebrate my funeral with mourning for I still live as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.

Quintus Ennius | men quotes

He whose wisdom cannot help him gets no good from being wise.

Quintus Ennius | wisdom quotes

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