In remembrance of Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary): April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022
On Thursday, September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at Balmoral. She was the longest-reigning monarch in Great Britain’s whole history, and Queen Elizabeth leaves an extraordinary legacy. Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms from February 6, 1952 until her unfortunate death on September 8, 2022. A steadying force through many crises during the seventy years of her reign, she oversaw the transition from the British Empire to a Dominion to a Commonwealth of equal nations. She became the most well-traveled monarch in the United Kingdom’s history, visiting over 100 countries in her great legacy. Her message of continuity and stability has resonated with nations containing in the millions worldwide. Over the years, she was noted for always having a beautiful smile while greeting people. Just last on September 6, 2022, Queen Elizabeth was honoring in the newly sworn in Prime Minister, Incumbent Liz Truss. She had her gleam on and smile. She had an honorable lifetime of being in charge of the highest Royal Family. Becoming 96 years old in April, Queen Elizabeth’s legacy will live on but she will dearly be missed.
Some Famous Quotations from Queen Elizabeth II
- “I have to be seen to be believed.”
- “It’s worth remembering that it is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change.”
- ”It has always been easy to hate and destroy. To build and to cherish is much more difficult.”
- “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.”
- “With age does come experience and that can be a virtue if it is sensibly used.”
- “By being willing to put past differences behind us and move forward together, we honour the freedom and democracy once won for us at so great a cost.”
- “It is through this lens of history that we should view the conflicts of today, and so give us hope for tomorrow.”
- “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.”
- “We may hold different points of view but it is in times of stress and difficulty that we most need to remember that we have much more in common than there is dividing us.”