After occupying the British throne for almost 70 years, the United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022. The 96-year-old queen served as queen since 1952 and was the longest-reigning monarch in history. British. The morning of her death, Buckingham Palace announced that she was under medical supervision and that the rest of the royals rushed to her side. Her death was confirmed with a publication of the Official Twitter account of the Royal Family.
“The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow,” the post read.
Earlier this year, the Queen made history when she became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Look back at the late Queen’s legacy with these 25 inspirational quotes from Her Majesty.
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“Everyone is our neighbor, regardless of race, creed, or color.”
“Perhaps we give too much importance to what is wrong and too little to what is right. The problem with sadness is that it feeds on itself and depression causes more depression.”
“The birth of a baby brings great happiness, but then the business of growing up begins.”
“People are moved by events that have their roots all over the world.”
“Sport has a wonderful way of bringing people and nations together.”
“When life seems hard, the brave do not lie down and accept defeat, but are more determined to fight for a better future.”
“He has simply been my strength and support all these years, and I, and his entire family, and this and many other countries, owe him a greater debt than he would ever claim, or we will never know,” said the Queen. said of her husband, Prince Philip.
“It is through this lens of history that we must view the conflicts of today and thus give us hope for tomorrow.”
“Pain is the price we pay for love.”
“Although we are capable of great acts of kindness, history teaches us that sometimes we need to save ourselves from our recklessness or our greed.”
“In times of doubt and anxiety, the attitudes that people show in their daily lives, in their homes and at work, are of paramount importance.”
“He was an exceptional and gifted human being. Through thick and thin, he never lost his ability to smile and laugh, or to inspire others with his warmth and kindness,” the Queen said after The death of Princess Diana in 1997. “He admired and respected her, for her energy and her commitment to others, and especially for her devotion to her two children.”
“We can have different points of view, but it is in times of stress and difficulty that we most need to remember that we have much more in common than what divides us.”
“Every day is a new beginning, I know that the only way to live my life is to try to do the right thing, look long term, give my best in everything the day brings and put my trust in God.”
“Over the years, those who have seemed to me the happiest, most content and fulfilled have always been the people who have lived the most outgoing and selfless lives.”
“Our modern world demands so much time and attention that the need to remember our responsibilities to others is greater than ever.”
“While we may still have more to endure, better days will come: we will be with our friends again, we will be with our families again, we will meet again.”
“I think, young or old, we have just as much to look forward with confidence and hope as we have to look back with pride.”
“When peace comes, remember that it will be for us, the children of today, to make the world of tomorrow a better and happier place.”
“We all need to strike the right balance between action and reflection. With so many distractions, it’s easy to forget to pause and take stock.”
“The road, of course, is not always easy and at times this year may have been quite bumpy, but small steps can make a big difference.”
“I will never be able to wear beige because no one will know who I am.”
“With age comes experience and that can be a virtue if used sensibly.”
“I don’t know of a single formula for success. But over the years I have found that some leadership attributes are universal and often involve finding ways to encourage people to combine their efforts, their talents, their knowledge. , your enthusiasm and your inspiration. work together.”
“It’s worth remembering that it’s often the small steps, not the big leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.”
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