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 possible.
Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
The past cannot be cured.
Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.
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