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Quotation by Elizabeth I
To be a king and wear a crown is more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasure to them that bear it.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 6, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).
Said to the House of Commons when she disbanded Parliament in 1601 for the last time in her life.
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