65 Motivational Queen Victoria Quotes on Success in Life

Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May 1876. Known as the Victorian era, her reign of 63 years and seven months was longer than that of any of her predecessors. This motivational Queen Victoria Quotes will motivate you.

Best Queen Victoria Quotes

  1. We will not have failure – only success and new learning. ~ Queen Victoria
  2. The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them. ~ Queen Victoria
  3. Were women to “unsex” themselves by claiming equality with men, they would become the most hateful, heathen, and disgusting of beings and would surely perish without male protection. ~ Queen Victoria
  4. We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist. ~ Queen Victoria
  5. Give my people plenty of beer, good beer, and cheap beer, and you will have no revolution among them. ~ Queen Victoria
  6. Just close your eyes—and think of England. ~ Queen Victoria

  7. Since it has pleased Providence to place me in this station, I shall do my utmost to fulfill my duty towards my country; I am very young and perhaps in many, though not in all things, inexperienced, but I am sure that very few have more real goodwill and more real desire to do what is fit and right than I have. ~ Queen Victoria
  8. Nothing will turn a man’s home into a castle more quickly and effectively than a dachshund. ~ Queen Victoria
  9. Beware of artists, they mix with all classes of society and are therefore most dangerous. ~ Queen Victoria
  10. I love peace and quiet, I hate politics and turmoil. We women are not made for governing, and if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations. ~ Queen Victoria
  11. My dearest dear Albert sat on a footstool by my side and his excessive love and affection gave me feelings of heavenly love and happiness I never could have hoped to have felt before! He clasped me in his arms and we kissed each other again and again! His beauty… his sweetness and gentleness – really how can I ever be thankful enough to have such a husband! to be called names of tenderness, I have never yet heard used to me before – was bliss beyond belief! Oh! This was the happiest day of my life! May God help me to do my duty as I ought and be worthy of such blessings. ~ Queen Victoria
  12. I positively think that ladies who are always enceinte quite disgusting; it is more like a rabbit or guinea-pig than anything else and really it is not very nice. ~ Queen Victoria
  13. Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. ~ Queen Victoria

  14. Do not to let your feelings (very natural and usual ones) of momentary irritation and discomfort be seen by others don’t (as you so often did and do) let every little feeling be read in your face and seen in your manner . . . ~ Queen Victoria Quotes
  15. That Book, the Bible, accounts for the supremacy of England. England has become great & happy by the knowledge of the true God through Jesus Christ. ~ Queen Victoria
  16. We poor creatures are born for man’s pleasure and amusement and destined to go through endless sufferings and trials. ~ Queen Victoria
  17. The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of ‘Women’s Rights’. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself. ~ Queen Victoria
  18. I don’t dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting. ~ Queen Victoria
  19. The greatest maxim of all is that children should be brought up as simply and in as domestic away as possible, and that (not interfering with their lessons) they should be as much as possible with their parents, and learn to place the greatest confidence in them in all things. ~ Queen Victoria
  20. Bring me a cup of tea and the ‘Times.’ ~ Queen Victoria

  21. A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one. ~ Queen Victoria
  22. I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all. ~ Queen Victoria
  23. She was such a beautiful and sweet creature… and so full of tricks. ~ Queen Victoria
  24. You will find as the children grow up that as a rule children are a bitter disappointment – their greatest object being to do precisely what their parents do not wish and have anxiously tried to prevent. ~ Queen Victoria
  25. Oh, that peace may come. ~ Queen Victoria
  26. The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of Woman’s Rights with all its attendant horrors on which her poor, feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety. ~ Queen Victoria
  27. [On alcohol:] Total abstinence is an impossibility and … it will not do to insist on it as a general practice. ~ Queen Victoria

  28. I am every day more convinced that we women if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails. ~ Queen Victoria
  29. The Queen has done all she could on the dreadful subject of vivisection and hopes that Mr. Gladstone will speak strongly against such a practice which is a disgrace to humanity. ~ Queen Victoria
  30. No civilization is complete which does not include the dumb and defenseless of God’s creatures within the sphere of charity and mercy. ~ Queen Victoria
  31. When I think of a merry, happy, and free young girl – and look at the ailing aching state a young wife is generally doomed to – which you can’t deny is the penalty of marriage. ~ Queen Victoria
  32. [To the bishop who suggested the widowed queen now consider herself ‘as married to Christ’:] That’s what I call twaddle! ~ Queen Victoria
  33. Affairs go on, and all will take some shape or other, but it keeps one in hot water all the time. ~ Queen Victoria
  34. I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous. ~ Queen Victoria
  35. The poor fatherless baby of eight months is now the utterly broken-hearted and crushed widow of forty-two! My life as a happy one is ended! the world is gone for me! If I must live on (and I will do nothing to make me worse than I am), it is henceforth for our poor fatherless children – for my unhappy country, which has lost all in losing him – and in only doing what I know and feel he would wish. ~ Queen Victoria
  36. Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife. ~ Queen Victoria

  37. We placed the wreaths upon the splendid granite sarcophagus, and at its feet, and felt that only the earthly robe we loved so much was there. The pure, tender, loving spirit which loved us so tenderly, is above us – loving us, praying for us, and free from all suffering and woe – yes, that is a comfort, and that first birthday in another world must have been a far brighter one than any in this poor world below! ~ Queen Victoria
  38. He speaks to Me as if I was a public meeting. ~ Queen Victoria
  39. I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness. ~ Queen Victoria
  40. Lord Aberdeen was quite touched when I told him I was so attached to the dear, dear Highlands and missed the fine hills so much. There is a great peculiarity about the Highlands and Highlanders; and they are such a chivalrous, fine, active people. ~ Queen Victoria
  41. Everybody grows but me. ~ Queen Victoria

  42. Oh! If those selfish men, who are the cause of all one’s misery, only knew what their poor slaves go through! What suffering, what humiliation to the delicate feelings of a poor woman, above all a young one, especially with those nasty doctors. ~ Queen Victoria
  43. For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous. ~ Queen Victoria
  44. Oh! was ever woman so blessed as I am. ~ Queen Victoria
  45. Men never think, at least seldom think, what a hard task it is for us women to go through this very often. God’s will be done, and if He decrees that we are to have a great number of children why we must try to bring them up as useful and exemplary members of society. ~ Queen Victoria
  46. The Government should take a firm, bold line. This delay – this uncertainty, by which, abroad, we are losing our prestige and our position, while Russia is advancing and will be before Constantinople in no time! Then the Government will be fearfully blamed and the Queen so humiliated that she thinks she would abdicate at once. ~ Queen Victoria
  47. An ugly baby is a very nasty object – and the prettiest is frightful. ~ Queen Victoria

  48. There is, however, another subject on which the Queen feels most strongly, and that is this horrible, brutalizing, un-Christian-like vivisection…It must really not be permitted. It is a disgrace to a civilized country.
    Good Hock (Hochheimer) keeps off the Doc. ~ Queen Victoria Quotes
  49. “Being married gives one one’s position like nothing else can.” ~ Queen Victoria
  50. “That Book (the BIBLE) accounts for the supremacy of England” ~ Queen Victoria
  51. “His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!” ~ Queen Victoria
  52. “His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy!” ~ Queen Victoria
  53. “What you say of the pride of giving life to an immortal soul is very fine dear, but I own I cannot enter into that: I think much more of our being like a cow or a dog at such moments: when our poor nature becomes so very animal and unecstatic” ~ Queen Victoria Quotes
  54. “The danger to the country, to Europe, to her vast Empire, which is involved in having all these great interests entrusted to the shaking hand of an old, wild, and incomprehensible man of 82, is very great!” ~ Queen Victoria
  55. “The great event of the evening was Jenny Lind’s appearance and her complete triumph. She has a most exquisite, powerful, and really quite peculiar voice, so round, soft, and flexible, and her acting is charming and touching and very natural.” ~ Queen Victoria

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