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The Wicked Wit of the Royal Family

  • Eleonora Mattosje citiraoпре 3 године
    Prince Charles mused, ‘I sometimes wonder if two-thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet.’
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    Princess Diana joked, ‘They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise, like moderately rich and just moody?’
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    To the matron of a Caribbean hospital during a visit in 1968, ‘Well, you have mosquitoes, we have the press.’
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    Diana commented ruefully, ‘The higher the media put you, place you, is the bigger the drop.’
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    ‘never complain, never explain’.
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    Anne – ‘Golf seems to be an arduous way to go for a walk. I prefer to take the dogs out.’
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    Shortly before leaving on a visit to the US, Prince Harry reflected, ‘Every time I get to meet kids and they have been told a real-life prince is coming, the disappointment on their faces when they see me without a crown or a cape.’
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    Princess Margaret famously said, ‘I have always had a dread of becoming a passenger in life’ and that ‘I have as much privacy as a goldfish in a bowl.’
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    The Queen was clear, ‘I have to be seen to be believed.’
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    Speaking about his mother as Sovereign, Prince Andrew thought, ‘It’s slightly complicated for people to grasp the idea of a head of state in human form.’
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