"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."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Queen Elizabeth II on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Queen Elizabeth II on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Queen Elizabeth II on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Queen Elizabeth II on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Queen Elizabeth II on Golda Meir
"Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
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