Queen Elizabeth II passed on at age 96 on September 8, 2022, after ruling for 70 years.
She is known for her quotes, speeches, and words of wisdom which inspired thousands during her lifetime.
Here are 15 of her most inspiring quotes.
1. “Each day is a new beginning, I know that the only way to live my life is to try to do what is right, to take the long view, to give my best in all that the day brings, and to put my trust in God.”
2. “With age does come experience and that can be a virtue if it is sensibly used.”
3. “It’s worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.”
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4. “Even when your life seems most monotonous, what you do is always of real value and importance to your fellow men.”
5. “Whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.”
6. “Giant leaps often start with small steps.”
7. “Everyone is our neighbour, no matter what race, creed or colour.”
8. “The birth of a baby brings great happiness–but then the business of growing up begins.”
9. “I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm, and their inspiration to work together.”
10. “It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult.”
11. “Grief is the price we pay for love.”
12 “When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.”
13. “When peace comes, remember it will be for us, the children of today, to make the world of tomorrow a better and happier place.”
14. “We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection. With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock.”
15. “Although we are capable of great acts of kindness, history teaches us that we sometimes need saving from ourselves–from our recklessness or our greed.”