Top 13 Quotes said by The Queen Elizabeth ii

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1. “While we may have more still to endure, better days will return: we will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again.”

2. “It’s worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.”

3. “When peace comes, remember it will be for us, the children of today, to make the world of tomorrow a better and happier place.”

4. “It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult.”

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

6. “The wartime generation—my generation—is resilient.”

7. “You’ve all seen pictures of the earth taken from space. Unlike all the other planets in the solar system, earth shimmers green and blue in the sunlight and looks a very pleasant place to live.”

8. “Often a child’s helplessness and vulnerability bring out the best in us.”
9. “Right around the world, people gather to compete under standard rules and, in most cases, in a spirit of friendly rivalry. Competitors know that to succeed, they must respect their opponents; very often, they like each other too.”

10. “Religion and culture are much in the news these days, usually as sources of difference and conflict, rather than for bringing people together. But the irony is that every religion has something to say about tolerance and respecting others.”

11. “Everyone is our neighbor, no matter what race, creed or color.”

12. “The birth of a baby brings great happiness–but then the business of growing up begins.”

13. “I am reminded of a lady of about my age who was asked by an earnest, little granddaughter the other day ‘Granny, can you remember the Stone Age?’ Whilst that may be going a bit far, the older generation are able to give a sense of context as well as the wisdom of experience which can be invaluable.”

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