280 Queen Quotes to Empower All Females

Rule the world and explore your limitless power through these top 280 queen quotes.

Women are the most powerful creatures in the world. They nurture, heal, lead, and innovate in society. Undoubtedly, all women are queens.

The courage they own and the beauty they possess will surely lead them to success. So, don’t miss out on reading the collection below if you need some words that will empower you!

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Best Queen Quotes

1. “You better treat her like your queen if you want to be treated like a king.” – Moosa Rahat 

2. “I was a queen, and you took away my crown. A wife and you killed my husband. A mother and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains—take it, but do not make me suffer long.” – Marie Antoinette

3. “Always wear an internal crown and have a queendom mindset. A queen is a leader and role model.” – Janna Cachola

4. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” – Oprah Winfrey 

5. “I may not be a lion, but I am lion’s cub, and I have lion’s heart.” – Queen Elizabeth I 

6. “If you don’t think I’m a princess, then you’re 100% right. I’m the fucking queen.” – Amanda Conner

7. “These people will try to manipulate you, try to bring you down but remember baby girl, you are a queen, own your crown.” – Nikki Rowe

8. “I will do what queens do. I will rule.” – Daenerys Targaryen 

9. “Let your inner queen’s voice come through loud and clear. Be strong, be authentic, be you, and you’ll do her proud.” – Queen Latifah 

10. “The strength of a kingdom comes from its king, The strength of a king comes from his queen.” – Cody Edward Lee Miller 

11. “You are enough to drive a saint to madness or a king to his knees.” – Grace Willows 

12. “Her hair is full of icy wind and daylight. She is every princess, every queen, in the history book.” – Lauren DeStefano

13. “I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a queen, as to be a queen over so thankful a people.” – Queen Elizabeth I 

14. “A queen is wise. She has earned her serenity, not having had it bestowed on her but having passed her tests. She has suffered and grown more beautiful because of it. She has proved she can hold her kingdom together. She has become its vision. She cares deeply about something bigger than herself. She rules with authentic power.” – Marianne Williamson 

15. “I am a queen because I know how to govern myself.” – Lailah Gifty Akita 

Inspirational Queen Quotes

16. “As women, we have superpowers. We are sisters. We are healers. We are mothers. We are goddess warriors.” – Merle Dandridge

17. “I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.” – Sheila Jackson Lee

18. “People are like bees. They’re all workers who could be queens with the right stuff, but once a queen-making has begun, it can’t be reversed.” – Natasha Pulley

19. “A true plague of a girl, and yet, a queen in every sense of the word.” – Renee Ahdieh

20. “I was a princess made of ashes. There is nothing left of me to burn. Now, it’s time for a queen to rise.” – Laura Sebastian

21. “It’s like chess, you know. The queen saves the king.” – Terry Pratchett

22. “In every woman, there is a queen. Speak to the queen, and the queen will answer.” – Norwegian Proverb

23. “Be strong and of good courage. You are truly royal spirit daughters of Almighty God. You are princesses, destined to become queens. Your own wondrous story has already begun. Your ‘once upon a time’ is now.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

24. “Every woman is a queen, and we all have different things to offer.” – Queen Latifah

25. “My care is like my shadow in the sun—follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, stands and lies by me, doth what I have done.” – Queen Elizabeth I

26. “A crown of stars to the queen of dreams.” – Raneem Yacoub

27. “A man who treats his women like a princess is proof that he was raised by a queen.” – Wiz Khalifa

28. “And whether consciously or not, you must be in many a heart enthroned—queens you must always be. Queens to your lovers. Queens to your husbands and sons. Queens of higher mystery to the world beyond, which bows itself, and will forever bow, before the myrtle crown, and the stainless sceptre of womanhood.” – John Ruskin

29. “Putting on your crown is really like accepting the fact that you are a queen. You’re a great woman. Wherever you are in life, just keep on that path, and so for me, sometimes as women, we forget—we forget that about ourselves. So, putting on your crown is sort of reminding yourself that, hey, I’m a queen, and I can do what I want in this life and take it.” – Queen Latifah

30. “Perhaps, I cannot make my people good, she told herself, but I should at least try to make them a little less bad.” – George R.R. Martin

Queen Quotes That Will Empower Every Woman

31. “I will have but one mistress and no master.” – Queen Elizabeth I

32. “I don’t want to be a queen. I want to be the queen.” – George R.R. Martin

33. “Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.” – Nancy Pelosi

34. “I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men. They are far superior and always have been.” – William Golding

35. “If a man does not treat you like a princess during courtship, he will not treat you like a queen during marriage.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

36. “The queen is above it all.” – Fabio Capello

37. “Be your own queen of movement.” – Armin Houman

38. “As for my own part, I care not for death, for all men are mortal, and though I be a woman yet, I have as good a courage answerable to my place as ever my father had. I am your anointed queen. I will never be by violence constrained to do anything. I thank God I am indeed endowed with such qualities that if I were turned out of the realm in my petticoat, I were able to live in any place in Christendom.” – Queen Elizabeth I

39. “I want to encourage women to embrace their own uniqueness. Because just like a rose is beautiful, so is a sunflower, so is a peony. I mean, all flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that’s like women too.” – Miranda Kerr

40. “I just want to say to women, be yourself. It’s the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that—and it takes a few heartbreaks—you can be happy.” – Cherie Lunghi

41. “We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.” – Queen Elizabeth II

42. “I’ve always said, if you treat yourself like a queen, you’ll attract a king.” – Pepa

43. “Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.” – Hillary Clinton

44. “There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue.” – Queen Elizabeth I

45. “A queen—a queen who bowed to no one, a queen who had faced them all down and triumphed. A queen who owned her body, her life, her destiny, and never apologized for it.” – Sarah J. Maas

Queen Quotes to Pave the Way to Success

46. “If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher

47. “God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met.” – Farrah Fawcett

48. “Doing what you love is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness.” – Lana Del Rey

49. “No matter how many people give me advice, I am going to do what my heart tells me to do.” – Lana Del Rey

50. “A beautiful woman can be painted as a totem only. Not as a woman, but as a Madonna, a queen, a sphinx.” – Saul Steinberg

51. “If only Queen Elizabeth II had the intellectual, political, and linguistic skills of Queen Elizabeth I, many people would support giving her some of the powers of an elected president.” – A. N. Wilson

52. “I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. There’s no difference in how seriously you take the job, how seriously you approach your whole life.” – Martha Stewart

53. “The past can not be cured.” – Queen Elizabeth I

54. “Life is for living and working at. If you find anything or anybody a bore, the fault is in yourself.” – Queen Elizabeth I

55. “She was still a wild thing, a woman with the heart of a she-wolf and a face that could tear down cities. Now, everyone knew that as well.” – Emma Hamm

56. “A woman with romance in her life lived as grandly as a queen because her heart was treasured.” – Nora Roberts

57. “Enlightened leadership is non-secular if we have a tendency to perceive spirituality, not as some quite spiritual dogma or ideology. However, because the domain of awareness wherever we have a tendency to expertise values like truth, goodness, beauty, love, and compassion, and conjointly intuition, creativity, insight, and focused attention.” – Deepak Chopra

58. “No queen with a frozen heart is fit to rule any country.” – L. Frank Baum

59. “Men fight wars. Women win them.” – Queen Elizabeth I

60. “Be bold. Be brave enough to be your true self.” – Queen Latifah

Powerful Queen Quotes 

61. “When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat. Instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.” – Queen Elizabeth II

62. “There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.” – Kat Graham

63. “The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens.” – Grace Kelly

64. “I look those haters straight in the eye, keep my chin up, and shoulders back. Because I know I’m a fierce queen, and they know it too.” – Alyssa Edwards

65. “Always follow your own path.” – Queen Latifah

66. “To be a queen of a household is a powerful thing.” – Jill Scott

67. “Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn’t worth ruling.” – Louisa May Alcott

68. “A strong woman is someone who is able to smile this morning like she wasn’t crying last night.” – Harriet Morgan

69. “I see and say nothing.” – Queen Elizabeth I

70. “You make the world come alive. You make the world colorful. You are the inspiration behind all that happens. You are the pillar of strength to many around you, the centrifugal force of your own little world called family.” – Deeba Salim Irfan

71. “The queen is the ultimate dictator.” – Steven Morrissey

72. “You are a queen that demands respect, and God will bring the right person into your life to make you forget why you ever wasted your time on nothing important.” – Shannon L. Alder

73. “Why do the Gods make kings and queens if not to protect the ones who can’t protect themselves?” – George R.R. Martin

74. “It has been women who have breathed gentleness and care into the harsh progress of mankind.” – Queen Elizabeth II

75. “The important thing is not what they think of me, but what I think of them.” – Queen Victoria

Queen Quotes to Honor the Accomplishments of All Women in the World

76. “Crowns ain’t made of rhinestones. They’re made of determination, discipline, and a hard to find alloyed usually called courage.” – Anonymous

77. “First an empress, then an empire.” – A.D. Aliwat

78. “I am definitely the queen. I definitely see myself as the queen.” – Lil’ Kim

79. “Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.” – Roman Payne

80. “A queen knows how to build her empire with the same stones that were thrown at her.” – Anonymous

81. “Women are the nourishing power of the universe. Whoever has deep respect for women of the world will remain free from diseases.” – Amit Ray 

82. “That awesome moment when you realize that the whole purpose of being a queen is being original.” – Anonymous

83. “If one wants to be called a queen, one should act with civility and grace.” – Jinkx Monsoon 

84. “I don’t wear an invisible crown. I’ll make you feel it, see it, and remember it.” – Anonymous

85. “Being the queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people, and your social contributions to your community, and your civic contributions as well.” – Aretha Franklin

86. “The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.” – Marianne Williamson

87. “Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.” – Queen Elizabeth I

88. “If you want to be a king, you must first kneel before your queen.” – Tammy Cantellia

89. “When you are a real queen, there is absolutely no reason to try and make people believe that you are one because you just are. Life is lived with grace, courage, and serenity. If you must dedicate any amount of time and mental ability to making anyone believe that you are one, you’re not!” – C. JoyBell C.

90. “Whatever the occasion, the queen has a face which demonstrably says ‘I don’t give a royal.'” – John Oliver

91. “A king and queen cannot support a crown with eyes looking down. Their universe expands as far as you can see.” – T.F. Hodge

92. “Strong women wear their pain like stilettos. No matter how much it hurts, all you see is the beauty of it.” – Harriet Morgan

93. “In the games of queens and kings, we leave our dreams at the door, and we make do with what we have. Sometimes, if we’re fortunate, we still manage to have a good life.” – Melina Marchetta

94. “It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the approach you carry it.” – Lena Horne

95. “In the empire of desert, water is the king, and shadow is the queen.” – Mehmet Murat İldan

Queen Quotes From the Royal Family

96. “I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice, but I can do something else—I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.” – Queen Elizabeth II

97. “Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.” – Queen Elizabeth I

98. “Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it, the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor’s son to marry.” – Queen Elizabeth I

99. “I say this explicitly, that it is impossible for me to marry. That is the way it is for me. My temper is a mortal enemy to this horrible yoke, which I would not accept, even if I thus would become the ruler of the world.” – Queen Christina

100. “When the queen says ‘Well done,’ it means so much.” – Prince William

101. “I’d like to be a queen in people’s hearts, but I don’t see myself being queen of this country.” – Princess Diana

102. “I have to be seen to be believed.” – Queen Elizabeth II

103. “Therefore, I am sure that this, my coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendour that is gone, but a declaration of our hopes for the future and for the years I may, by God’s grace and mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your queen.” – Queen Elizabeth II

104. “Being queen is overrated.” – Queen Rania 

105. “I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.” – Queen Elizabeth I

106. “In the end, this shall be for me sufficient, that a marble stone shall declare that a queen, having reigned such a time, lived and died a virgin.” – Queen Elizabeth I

107. “I observe and remain silent.” – Queen Elizabeth I

108. “Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters, and of family disagreements.” – Queen Elizabeth II

109. “There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.” – Queen Elizabeth I

110. “The queen is the only one who will have placed on a jewelled headdress with one hand, whereas walking downstairs.” – Princess Margaret

Queen Quotes on Life

111. “Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race.” – Mary McLeod Bethune

112. “Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.” – Mahatma Gandhi

113. “Therefore, I am come amongst you, at this time, not as for my recreation or sport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all. To lay down, for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even the dust. I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England, too.” – Queen Elizabeth I 

114. “A queen could leave her throne. But a mother never leaves her son.” – V.E. Schwab

115. “A woman that knows her worth doesn’t measure herself against another woman but stands strong, calmed, and self-confident.” – Auliq Ice

116. “The world needs poetry now more than ever. It’s the only thing that can keep the music from copying itself and sounding the same.” – Lana Del Rey

117. “The queen rarely loses her temper, but when she does, she brooks no argument.” – Ingrid Seward

118. “Distance sometimes lets you know who is worth keeping, and who is worth letting go.” – Lana Del Rey

119. “What makes you different or weird—that’s your strength.” – Meryl Streep

120. “All my possessions for a moment of time.” – Queen Elizabeth I

121. “Every day when you wake up, there is a crown prepared for you. Each day, forsake everything and everyone that will try to keep you from it.” – C. JoyBell C.

122. “Let the queen do the fighting ’cause if you lose the king, you’ve lost everything.” – Terry Pratchett

123. “I fight tirelessly to inspire my fellow humans to become kings and queens in their own worlds.” – Edmond Mbiaka

124. “Whenever you’re making beauty around you, you’re restoring your own soul.” – Alice Walker

125. “Living within the moment suggests that material possession goes of the past and not anticipating the longer term. It suggests that living your life consciously, aware that every moment you breathe could be a gift.” – Oprah Winfrey

Queen Quotes About Love

126. “I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen if he does not love me as a woman.” – Queen Elizabeth I

127. “I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen.” – Candice Swanepoel

128. “She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved.” – Grace Willows

129. “A queen loves where she must not where she will.” – George R.R. Martin

130. “It’s always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery, and the joy, and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” – Keanu Reeves

131. “One by one, like shadows emerging from the mist, they appeared. The faces of the people she had loved with her heart of wildfire.” – Sarah J. Maas

132. “Once, she had loved Prince Joffrey with all her heart and admired and trusted her—his mother, the queen. They had repaid that love and trust with her father’s head. Sansa would never make that mistake again.” – George R.R. Martin

133. “The blood of heaven binds you. Blood calls to blood, under the skin, but love and blood are not the same.” – Cassandra Clare

134. “I’m not the average girl from your video, and I ain’t built like a supermodel, but I learned to love myself unconditionally because I am a queen.” – India Arie

135. “Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

126. “Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II

137. “Sometimes, you have to sacrifice your queen to capture the king.” – Aimee Carter

138. “Sometimes, a man with eyes still can’t see you as the beautiful queen you are.” – Angel Moreira

139. “I love the way he says my name. With the elegance and utmost respect of a king, just before he bows to his queen.” – M.J. Abraham

140. “If they love you for anything, it will be for your beauty.” – Melissa Bashardoust

Savage Queen Quotes

141. “Queen, do not allow a commoner to dethrone you. Own that throne. You are royalty.” – Gift Gugu Mona

142. “Whether women are better than men, I cannot say, but I can say they are certainly no worse.” – Golda Meir

143. “When the whole point of Queen was to be original.” – Freddie Mercury

144. “A queen offers her hand to be kissed and can form it into a fist while smiling the whole damn time.” – Elizabeth Acevedo

145. “Every queen is a woman, but not every woman is a queen.” – Mehmet Murat İldan

146. “You are a queen, so walk in your royalty.” – Angel Moreira

147. “The queen is by much the most powerful of the forces.” – Howard Staunton

148. “Come on, fight me as a queen would.” – Rebecca Ross

149. “Someday soon, you’ll call me queen.” – Nicki Pau Preto

150. “Don’t be a drag. Just be a queen.” – Lady Gaga

151. “I don’t need saving because I’m not the princess. I’m the queen, and I’ve got this shit handled.” – Anonymous

152. “Some women are built by the fire. Yet, there are some that are the fire!” – Shannon L. Alder

153. “There are worse lives to live. Don’t feel sorry for me.” – Victoria Aveyard

154. “We will not have failure—only success and new learning.” – Queen Victoria

155. “Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.” – Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Quotes to Encourage You to Be Strong and Independent

156. “A woman is like a teabag. You can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

157. “Women are the real architects of society.” – Harriet Beacher Stowe

158. “There’s nothing wrong with being different.” – Victoria Aveyard

159. “I love strong women, not only in life but in craft.” – Brad Garrett

160. “Anyone could see that this woman is living a nightmare. Except that she goes through her daily life wide awake, knowing that she could make a mistake at any moment.” – Núria Añó

161. “When I take good care of myself, it lifts my spirits, boosts my confidence, and makes me feel strong. When someone tries to throw me shade, it bounces right off.” – Alyssa Edwards

162. “I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married.” – Queen Elizabeth I

163. “I feel like every woman is a queen, and we should be treated as such, and we should, you know, sort of request that sort of treatment from others.” – Queen Latifah

164. “In my work and what I do, I’m queen of the universe each day!” – Lady Gaga

165. “Piper, you’re the strongest, most powerful beauty queen I’ve ever met. You can trust yourself. For what it’s worth, you’ll be able to trust American state too.” – Rick Riordan

166. “You must show your strength, reassert your authority. You sit on the most powerful throne in Europe, head of an unbroken line that goes back more than a thousand years.” – Sylvia Syms

167. “In the beginning, the queen had been a courageous and fair-minded princess very much liked by all, but unfortunately, she grew up and became a frightened adult, as adults tend to be. She started loving efficiency and avoiding conflict as adults do.” – Fredrik Backman

168. “We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection. With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock.” – Queen Elizabeth II

169. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

170. “All kings and queens are not born of royal bloodlines. Some become royal because of what they do once they realize who they are.” – Pharrell Williams

Queen Quotes About the Monarchy 

171. “Over the years, I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm, and their inspiration to work together.” – Queen Elizabeth II

172. “My role as king will be much like my mom’s as queen, so long as I remain in tune with the people.” – Prince Frederik

173. “Royalty is completely different than celebrity. Royalty has a magic all its own.” – Philip Treacy

174. “There are some things that money can’t buy—peace of mind, for starters, and lean muscle mass. Neither the Queen of England nor the founder of Microsoft can put in an order for either one.” – Victoria Moran

175. “Real kings and queens are people whose heads are crowned with dreams as they sit on the throne of passion. They rule with visions in the regalia of inspirations!” – Israelmore Ayivor

176. “I learned you really do have to make sure you enjoy life.” – Queen Latifah

177. “Mary Queen of Scots was my first love, and that is always something special.” – Antonia Fraser

178. “Give me the money that has been spent in war, and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud. I will build a schoolhouse in every valley over the whole earth. I will crown every hillside with a place of worship consecrated to peace.” – Charles Sumner

179. “I asked a queen once why she didn’t want me. She wasn’t a powerful queen, not a monarch of Spain or of Albania. Just a little kingdom of nowhere, but she married well, and she had a crown. The queen of nowhere looked at me with her clear grey eyes and said, ‘Because I don’t want to be in a story. Princesses usually grow up to be queens. The cleverness sticks long after the beauty goes.'” – Catherynne M. Valente

180. “Beauty is always queen.” – Emperor Joseph II

181. “The engagements I had with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles were about reaching out and showing respect to the unionist people. I also recognized that when someone like her makes acts of reconciliation as she did do at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin, she is 100% behind the peace process.” – Martin McGuinness

182. “I love the queen. I love the whole fairy tale of the royal family, the crown jewels, Buckingham Palace, the tourist attraction. But really, is that what we’ve got a monarchy for? It’s just for tourism, and then you survive and live off taxpayers’ money?” – Slowthai

183. “I’ve nothing against the queen personally. I had lunch at the Palace once upon a time.” – Seamus Heaney

184. “The queen and I always got on well, still do. I uphold everything Her Majesty represents, has given up her life for. It’s her duty. For her country, she’s selfless to the grave.” – Sarah Ferguson

185. “God bless America. God save the queen. God defend New Zealand and thank Christ for Australia.” – Russell Crowe

Queen Quotes for Every Woman Who Knows What She Deserves

186. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life. To be happy—it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn

187. “You can be the king, but watch the queen conquer.” – Nicki Minaj

188. “I love good strong words that mean something.” – Louisa May Alcott

189. “Find ecstasy in life. The mere sense of living is joy enough.” – Emily Dickinson

190. “Even when she’s dethroned by hardship, she still wears the sun as a crown.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

191. “The only person that deserves a special place in your life is someone that never made you feel like you were an option in theirs.” – Shannon L. Alder

192. “A king always protects his queen.” – Moosa Rahat

193. “Don’t desire to be a wife so much that you accept less than a husband.” – Gugu Mofokeng

194. “I’m a queen who demands respect, and I know God is preparing me a king who can offer me all the respect I need.” – Anonymous

195. “I’d decided that I was going to stop dressing like a princess and start dressing like a queen.” – Kiera Cass

196. “I want to be queen of this great country not because someone is holding my hand, but because I can do it. Me, Elisa.” – Rae Carson

197. “In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.” – Gianni Versace

198. “I’m no beauty queen. I’m just beautiful me.” – Selena Gomez

199. “I don’t believe in strict diets or starving yourself. Eat three meals a day. I believe in eating a good breakfast, a good lunch, and a light dinner. Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a queen, and eat dinner like a pauper. Your ultimate goal is to eat all the basic food groups in those three different meals.” – Denise Austin

200. “I think any Black woman is a queen. It’s just, do you know it? Do you see it in yourself? Do you recognize it, do you abide by that, do you define yourself as that? Based on who we are, and what we’ve been through, and how we survive, and where we stand, we are on kind of sacred ground. We stand on the backs of our ancestors.” – Ava DuVernay

Meaningful Queen Quotes to Read When You Need Support

201. “You can hate me, but why knock my hustle? I’m a be the queen no matter how they shuffle.” – Nicki Minaj

202. “A sign of a real queen is holding respect for others. Just as high as her crown.” – Anonymous

203. “You don’t turn your back on your destiny.” – Trine Villemann

204. “My queen, this is for you. I bring you the stars, the stars from the borderless sea.” – Matt Suddain

205. “A woman’s rank lies in the fullness of her womanhood. Therein alone she is royal.” – George Eliot

206. “In the privacy of my dreams, I’m a warrior.” – Kimberly Derting

207. “This is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes.” – Queen Elizabeth I

208. “The least we each ought to do for someone who treats us like a king or a queen is to treat them like a prince or a princess.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana 

209. “Especially as a title-holder, you can do great things with charities because people suddenly care about what you have to say. I wanted to make a difference, which is why I created the Queen of the Universe pageant. I want to change all of those stigmas in the beauty pageant world.” – Joyce Giraud

210. “It’s great to be queen!” – Helen Mirren

211. “For I am soft and made of melting snow.” – Queen Elizabeth I

212. “Not a beauty queen. Not one of those. You know the ones. She was real.” – Markus Zusak

213. “Sometimes, a pawn is enough to change the whole game, and those who ignore the importance of it are liable to lose their queen.” – Sandeep Sharma

214. “In no man’s land, alien is the queen.” – Toba Beta

215. “I got my red dress on tonight, dancing in the dark in the pale moonlight. Done my hair up real big, beauty queen style, high heels off, I’m feeling alive.” – Lana Del Rey

Wise Queen Quotes 

216. “You are a queen. Let mine be the joy of giving you your kingdom.” – Katherine Mansfield

217. “The more you get in touch with your sensuality, the more you release your man’s potential to treat you like a queen.” – Lebo Grand

218. “Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.” – Marianne Williamson

219. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

220. “A lot of people would say ‘sexy’ is about the body. But to me, ‘sexy’ is a woman with confidence. I admire women who have very little fear.” – Allegra Versace

221. “There’s been a change, some shift in values. When you no longer understand your people, mommy, maybe it is time to hand it over to the next generation.” – Helen Mirren

222. “There’s no point in fighting for the throne if you’re not going to make a difference.” – Rhiannon Thomas

223. “Freedom is to live with dignity.” – Manal al-Sharif

224. “I’d have been Queen of all England, but Massachusetts haunted me and wouldn’t let me go.” – C.F. Joyce

225. “Being brave means that knowing when you fail, you won’t fail forever.” – Lana Del Rey

226. “It only takes one voice to give others the chance to see possibilities.” – Aimee Carter 

227. “Some people say, ‘Oh, you’re a weird queen. You’re a punk queen.’ All queens are weird! I don’t care if you’re in a sickening gown or dressed as an octopus. You are treating every day as if it were Halloween. You are donning a character and a persona that isn’t real.” – Sharon Needles

228. “If you’re a queen, you’re powerless, so I’d probably demote myself and go shopping.” – Helena Bonham Carter

229. “The king died, and then the queen died is a story. The king died, and then the queen died of grief is a plot.” – E. M. Forster

230. “I know people think I’m a stupid little street queen out there begging for change cause there’s nothing else she knows how to do.” – Marsha P. Johnson

Queen Quotes on Drama

231. “My parents would always tell you that I was the crazy princess growing up. I was a drama queen.” – Mallory Jansen

232. “There is a drama queen in me, as I love acting, and I used to stand in front of the mirror and act since my childhood.” – Neha Kakkar

233. “I am a drama queen!” – Parineeti Chopra

234. “I guess you can tease me about being a drama queen because that did heighten the drama.” – Greg Louganis

235. “I think I was always a drama queen. I really, really, really loved playing pretend.” – Kathryn Hahn

Short Queen Quotes

236. “A crown of kisses to the queen of dreams.” – Albert Camus

237. “I’d love to have tea and scones with the queen. She’s my idol.” – Agyness Deyn

238. “I’m an icon. I’m the queen of limerick.” – Dolores O’Riordan

239. “When they go low, we go high.” – Michelle Obama

240. “She was their witch queen, and they adored her.” – Lev Grossman

241. “No queen has clean hands.” – George R.R. Martin

242. “It’s a good thing I was born a girl. Otherwise, I’d be a drag queen.” – Dolly Parton

243. “She was beautiful. She was also terrible. She was the summer queen.” – Kailin Gow

244. “I frequently dream of having tea with the queen.” – Hugh Grant

245. “They don’t want a princess. They want a war queen.” – JM Robison

246. “To capture the pawn, threaten the queen.” – Robert Charles Wilson

247. “I really like milk. I’m a dairy queen.” – Melanie Martinez

248. “The only queen I know is my mom.” – Slowthai

249. “Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the queen.” – Little Richard

250. “Nice. I like a little desperation in a guy. It builds character.” – Stacey Kade

Queen Quotes to Push You to Reach for Your Dreams

251. “Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings.” – Simona Panova

252. “How does a queen bee behave? However, she wants to. But please don’t wait for someone to hold the door open for you when your own arms work perfectly fine. Do it yourself.” – Whitney Wolfe Herd

253. “When someone says, ‘Yas queen!’ to me, I turn around and, X-Men style, run through a wall. You’ll never hear from me again.” – Trixie Mattel

254. “For most of my life, I have been adored by fools and hated by people of good sense, and they all make up stories about me in which I am either a saint or a whore, but I am above these judgments. I am a queen.” – Philippa Gregory

255. “I love photo sessions. I’m alone. I’m the queen. Everyone’s taking care of me.” – Eva Herzigova

Interesting Queen Quotes From Artists

256. “I like all that flair, and I’d be dressing up in them high heels, and putting on the big hair. I’d be like RuPaul.” – Dolly Parton

257. “The court jester had the right to say the most outrageous things to the king. Everything was permitted during carnival, even the songs that the Roman legionnaires would sing, calling Julius Caesar ‘queen,’ alluding, in a very transparent way, to his real, or presumed homosexual escapades.” – Umberto Eco

258. “I never thought it would end like this. I never thought he would leave me without saying goodbye.” – Philippa Gregory

259. “There definitely has been this kind of Hollywood swing back from the pendulum of, ‘Okay, we’re gonna do gay people. We’re gonna do queens,’ and then it’s like, ‘No, no, no queens. Queen is too much.'” – Peter Paige

260. “I’m not a camp, throwaway queen. I’m not in Neverland. I’m not Jennifer Lopez with three people to pluck my eyebrows. I’ve made myself what I want to be, not everybody’s cup of tea, and people want to have a look at me. I fully accept that. People have always wanted to have a look at me.” – Pete Burns

261. “I can’t pick a favorite animal. I love so many! But I guess if I have to choose, I pick bees! There’s this brilliant documentary called, ‘Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?’ I think it’s important for people to be educated about bees. They pollinate almost all the food we eat. They are amazing!” – Isabel Lucas

262. “I’ve been voted one of Australia’s 50 national treasures. I’ve even had my face on an Australian stamp, the only non-Australian to do so, apart from the queen, of course.” – Russell Crowe

263. “Nowadays, people want glamour and tears, the grand performance. I’ve never been good at that.” – Helen Mirren

264. “High school is when I started to get my sense of fashion together. My queen was Candice Swanepoel, who is a friend of mine now, which is kind of funny, but in high school, I was obsessed. I love her street style. She is always in cool boyfriend jeans, boots, and an awesome coat, which is very much like what I wear.” – Gigi Hadid

265. “My career got off to a very shaky start when I dropped out of school at the age of 18. Despite my lack of academic credentials, I got a job as a fashion assistant at ‘Harper’s & Queen.'” – Anna Wintour

Queen Quotes From Films and Books

266. “Once a king or queen of Narnia, always a king or queen of Narnia.” – C.S. Lewis

267. “Would Jove appoint some flower to reign in matchless beauty on the plain? The rose mankind will all agree. The rose, the queen of flowers, should be.” – Sappho

268. “Tonight is a night to turn heads. Make them remember you. Make sure they never forget. You are the Calipha of Khorasan, and you have the ear of a king. More important, you have his heart, and most important, you are a fearsome thing to behold in your own right.” – Renee Ahdieh

269. “Not consort, not wife. Feyre is High Lady of the Night Court. My equal in every way. She would wear my crown, sit on a throne beside mine. Never sidelined, never designated to breeding, and parties, and child-rearing. My queen.” – Sarah J. Maas

270. “My name is Aelin Ashryver Galathyniuschild-rearinge Queen of Terrasen.” – Sarah J. Maas

271. “I never saw her again. But even now, as an old man, I remember her as clearly as if she were standing before me. She was ice personified. There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.” – Marie Lu

272. “And much more am I sorrier for my good knights’ loss than for the loss of my fair queen. For queens, I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company.” – Thomas Malory

273. “If a queen bee were crossed with a Friesian bull, would not the land flow with milk and honey?” – Oliver St. John

274. “If the serpent grows in monstrousness and corruption, if it poisons the land of Elfhame itself, then let me be the queen of monsters. Let me rule over that blackened land with my redcap father as a puppet by my side. Let me be feared and never again afraid.” – Holly Black

275. “I may be a princess, but I’m definitely not a drama queen.” – Carole Radziwill

Queen Quotes on Music 

276. “What will I be doing in 20 years’ time? I’ll be dead, darling! Are you crazy?” – Freddie Mercury

277. “My soul has painted like the wings of butterflies. Fairy tales of yesterday will grow but never die. I can fly, my friends.” – Freddie Mercury

278. “Oh, I was not made for heaven. No, I don’t want to go to heaven. Hell is much better. Think of all the interesting people you’re going to meet down there!” – Freddie Mercury

279. “I’m inspired by the drag queen scene. Combat boots, and the torn-off jeans, and a baggy shirt. I love that look.” – Kat Graham

280. “I think Freddie Mercury is probably the best of all time in terms of a rock voice. There was a vulnerability to it, his technical ability was amazing, and so much of his personality would come out through his voice. I’m not even a guy to buy Queen records, really, and I still think he’s one of the best.” – Chris Cornell

Did These Queen Quotes Help You Build a Stronger Version of Yourself?

Women don’t need crowns to be queens. Living in a patriarchal society alone is proof of how strong their power and spirit are. 

Even if their existence is made political, they continue to live and give birth to ideas, revolutions, and humankind. Women have no master but themselves—they own their bodies and decisions. 

We hope that the collection helped you discover your voice and power. Unleash your highest potential and run the world, girls!

Which queen quotes are your favorites? Who do you look up to when you need guidance in your life? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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