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Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-17-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By Elsa M.
Como é para o bem de todos e felicidade geral da...

Como é para o bem de todos e felicidade geral da Nação, estou pronto; diga ao povo que fico! («Since it's for the good of everyone and the general happiness of the Nation, I am ready; tell the people...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-14-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
We're not sure who said "Qu'ils mangent de la...

We're not sure who said "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche". Jean-Jacques Rousseau attributed these words to "a great princess", in book 6 of his Confessions (which was written 2 or 3 years before...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-13-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
Qu’ils mangent de la brioche! ("Let them eat...

Qu’ils mangent de la brioche! ("Let them eat bread rolls!") - Marie Antoinette (*1755 +1793), Queen of France.

Marie Antoinette is reported to have said this famous sentence, when told the people...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-10-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
"I wasn't born to dance, but to make others...

"I wasn't born to dance, but to make others dance" - Napoléon Bonaparte (*1769 +1821), Emperor of France, refusing to dance a waltz.


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Se eu fosse o rei, mandava-o fuzilar! ("If...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-09-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
Portugal is mine, because I inherited it, because...

Portugal is mine, because I inherited it, because I paid for it and because I conquered it! - King Felipe II of Spain / Filipe I of Portugal.

After fighting for his rights over the vacant throne...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-07-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
Rather Queen for a day, than a Duchess all my...

Rather Queen for a day, than a Duchess all my life ("Antes rainha um dia, que duquesa toda a vida") - D.ª Luísa de Gusmão (*1613 +1666), Queen of Portugal.

It is said that D.ª Luísa de Gusmão,...
Forum: Royal Life and Lifestyle 01-06-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 41,601
Posted By Elsa M.
"Quem quer rainhas, paga-as!" ("If you want a...

"Quem quer rainhas, paga-as!" ("If you want a Queen, pay for it!"). This famous quote of Queen Maria Pia of Portugal (*1847 +1911), née Princess of Savoy, was an answer to one of her ministers, who...
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