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Queen Victoria
(1819-1901) born on
May 24
British royalty. She had the longest reign in British history, 1837-1901 as Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India.
         
   
F
I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.

R
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 . . .
A
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
N
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
K
The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter, 21 May 1878, to her daughter, the Crown Princess of Prussia (published in Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals, ed. by Christopher Hibbert, 1984).
R: Letter to Princess Royal, 27 Sep 1858; in "Dearest Child'" ed. Roger Fulford, 1964.
A: Letter, 8 May 1872, to her daughter, the Crown Princess of Prussia (published in Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals, ed. by Christopher Hibbert, 1984).
N: In a letter to King Leopold of Belgium, April 4, 1848.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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