Quotes from Prince Andrew
"Her friends say she is very funny. At a family dinner, she stood to go, and the footman very properly pulled her chair away. At that moment I asked her a question and she sat down again, except there was no chair. Everyone, including the Queen, laughed an"
"I would put her appeal down to consistency. In their eyes, she has never let them down. There's a sameness, but at the same time a vitality."
"It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one."
"It's slightly complicated for people to grasp the idea of a head of state in human form."
"On something like drugs, she will know someone who has been affected. But whether she likes or dislikes is immaterial."
"People say to me, Would you like to swap your life with me for 24 hours? Your life must be very strange. But of course I have not experienced any other life. It's not strange to me."
"Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too."
"She is incredibly fit, but we remind staff that she's not just the monarch, but our mother."
"She isn't legacy focused, she's future focused. Today is reality. Yesterday is history. Her desire is not to change the future but to be there today."
"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
"The Queen... has never experienced anything else. That life, that knowledge, that wisdom is purely natural to her."
"There's no need to do six engagements in a day. You can achieve the same amount of connection and consistency at a different pace."
"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."
"You, I, we all encounter behaviors that we might say, I wouldn't do that. But she has a huge amount of contact with how people live. She sees more hospices and sink estates than most people."
Total Quotes: 14
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