Here are some quotes from former and current Kings and Queens


“We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.”

Queen Victoria, who once ruled over a quarter of the world and was nicknamed the ‘Grandmother of Europe’.

“I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.”

King George V of Great Britain

“In these troubled times we live in, we should remain vigilant and see through populist arguments.”

King Albert II of Belgium

“Europe cannot confine itself to the cultivation of its own garden.”

King Juan Carlos I of Spain

“I realize that much will be asked of me, yet I am resolved to accept it as a great and splendid task.”

Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands

“My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.”

Queen Elizabeth II of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland speaking about her husband of 70 years, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“Historically, royal families have represented an institution. The institution is built on heritage, and is timeless in that sense.”

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

“At the end of the day, the position is just a position, a title is just a title, and those things come and go. It’s really your essence and your values that are important.”

Queen Rania of Jordan

“Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.”

King Norodom of Cambodia