To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.
Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.
Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.
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.
I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman.
A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
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