On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna). She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . .— Mother Teresa
Jaw-dropping Royal Family quotations
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.
I have to be seen to be believed.
Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
The best thing in life are free.
I pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace.
There was no doubt that in the early and mid-eighties that many of us in broadsheet newspapers felt that we still had a responsibility to try to protect the Royal Family or if you like protect the Monarchy from the assaults of the media.
Iraq... has also had contacts with al-Qaida. Their ties may be limited by divergent ideologies, but the two sides' mutual antipathy toward the United States and the Saudi royal family suggests that tactical cooperation between them is possible.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
We used to be so proud that our country offered far more economic opportunities than the feudal system in Great Britain, with its royal family, princesses and dukes. But social mobility in the UK is higher than in the US. Our social rift is as big as it was in the 1920s.
When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
My name, the McGregor name, my family's motto .
.. means royal is in my blood. That goes way back. So for [Aldo] to say he is the king and I am the joker, if this was a different time, I would invade his favela on horseback and kill anyone that was not fit to work. But we are in a new time. So I'll whoop his ass in July.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way.
I don't care what kind it is, just get me a beer.
When you look at Prince Charles, don't you think that someone in the Royal family knew someone in the Royal family?
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
As I learned from growing up, you don't mess with your grandmother.
I had never imagined myself, nor aspired to be, a member of a royal family.
I wanted to be in the Peace Corps, not a princess!
A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
By 1914, the royal families of Europe were inbred to the point of pantomine.
You feel about them as you do about koalas. Nothing so stupid has any right to exist on the planet. On the other hand, they are rather cute, and in grave danger of extinction due to their specialised needs.
When I appear in public, people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail - none of which is easy.
Jews have deep respect for the Queen and the royal family.
We say a prayer for them every Sabbath in synagogue. We recite a special blessing on seeing the Queen.
Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.
I never see any home cooking - all I get is fancy stuff.
A full relationship is what God offers to those who come to God by Jesus.
Imagine this! An open invitation to become a member of the royal family and a joint-heir with the Son of God.
The best blended Scotch in the history of the world - which was also the favourite drink of the Iraqi Baath Party, as it still is of the Palestinian Authority and the Libyan dictatorship and large branches of the Saudi Arabian royal family - is Johnnie Walker Black. Breakfast of champions, accept no substitute.
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.
I like all the families in the U.K. But what I like about the idea of the royal family is... they seem like they're well educated and there's something admirable about them. And the Queen... she reminds me of my grandma.
How can I call security a woman's primary fantasy if I am saying it is also her primary need? Because while her primary need is the security of a home and a family circle, her primary fantasy is that someone else will earn enough to pay for them. Hence the focus of 2 billion women on the latest royal wedding.
When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William's marriage, I knew I had to give them a little something. 'Wet' is the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin'.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
When other helpers fail and comforts flee, when the senses decay and the mind moves in a narrower and narrower circle, when the grasshopper is a burden and the postman brings no letters, and even the Royal Family is no longer quite what it was, an obituary column stands fast.
British women can't cook.
Saudi Arabia has stability. The social contract and the political contract between the king and the rulers and the royal family and the ruled people in Saudi Arabia is very strong and the bondage is so solid.
Every animal on earth is a living being with feelings, emotions, and a family life. Just like you and me.
Do not put your trust in rivers, men who carry weapons, beasts with claws or horns, women, and members of a royal family.
I don't like the royal family, I don't like the establishment, I don't like the civil service.
The man who invented the red carpet needed his head examined.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
I'm not a royal family watcher.
When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it's height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue.
There are heads of royal families who control hereditary fortunes that defy comprehension.
With the royal family, you don't want to see them as people because it takes the sheen off. They're distant, you can idealize them. But there's room to have compassion for people and see them as human beings. Just because they're royalty, it doesn't mean they don't love, or feel loss, or feel pain.
The US Constitution serves the same function as the British royal family: it offers a comforting symbol of tradition and continuity, thereby masking a radical change in the actual system of power.