Poor little girl. Oh, you were not what was desired, but that makes you no less dear to me. A boy would have been the Son of France, but you, Marie Thérèse, shall be mine.

I love you. I’ll wait for you. Come back. Come back to me.


Rhett Butler: You go into the arena alone. The lions are hungry for you.

“‘Oh, Lizzy! Do anything rather than marry without affection.’”

Favorite FilmsElizabeth (1998)

Observe, Lord Burghley, I am married… to England.


Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).