Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Elizabeth I
It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 11, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).
"To Doctor Dale, to say to the Queen-Mother of France, Catherine de' Medici, in behalf of a woman in exile for her religion." Elizabeth was a Protestant; France was a Roman Catholic country.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.