Quotation by Elizabeth I

... [ellipsis in source] it is true that the world was made in six days, but it was by God, to whose power the infirmity of men is not to be compared.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 23, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).

Said in 1565 to de Foix, the French Ambassador, who complained that he had waited six days without getting an answer to his proposition that she marry a French prince.
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