"I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Elizabeth I on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Elizabeth I on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Elizabeth I on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Elizabeth I on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Elizabeth I on Marilyn Monroe
"My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me."
"Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states."
"Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested."
"Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts."
"Where might is mixed with wit, there is too good an accord in a government."