Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Elizabeth I
(1533-1603) born on
Sep 7
English ruler. ""Good Queen Bess" ruled Great Britain and N. Ireland, 1558-1603; during her reign England became a world power."

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F
Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.

R
"Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor."
A
I thank God I am endued with such qualities that if I were turned out of the Realm in my petticoat I were able to live in any place in Christendom.
N
"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."
K
All my possessions for a moment of time.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Letter, 1581."
R: "In "Apophthegms," by Francis Bacon, 1625."
A: "Speech, Oct 1566."
N: "Speech, 8 Aug 1588, to her troops on the approach of the Spanish Armada."
K: Alleged last words.


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