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Marie of Romania

  • To be entirely happy in marriage, the same thing must be important to both.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • The Story of My Life
    • ()
  • What curious little corners of folly are to be found in even the sanest brain!

    • Marie of Romania,
    • Masks
    • ()
  • Nothing is ours really, not even our own souls!

    • Marie of Romania,
    • Masks
    • ()
  • Nothing's far when one wants to get there ...

    • Marie of Romania,
    • Masks
    • ()
  • ... in much knowledge there is also much grief.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • Masks
    • ()
  • My love for my country is my religion.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • 1914, in Hannah Pakula, The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania ()
  • I am said to be the most beautiful woman in Europe. About that, of course, I cannot judge because I cannot know. But about the other queens, I know. I am the most beautiful queen in Europe.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • 1919, in Hannah Pakula, The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania ()
  • We who are placed above the crowd are not climbing ... so we are never out of breath.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • 1926, in Hannah Pakula, The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania ()
  • Power is a companion it is not easy to part with, when it goes, the zest of life goes with it. With dry eyes and clenched fist, one stares after it, jealous of the next one it will single out.

    • Marie of Romania,
    • 1926, in Hannah Pakula, The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania ()
  • Are all ends of life so sad?

    • Marie of Romania,
    • 1934, in Hannah Pakula, The Last Romantic: A Biography of Queen Marie of Roumania ()
  • Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.

    • Marie of Romania

Marie of Romania, English-born Romanian queen consort

(1875 - 1938)

Born: Marie Alexandra Victoria, Princess Marie of Edinburgh.