Margrethe II of Denmark - Quotes

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I can, of course, think what I want, just like everyone else. I simply have to refrain from saying everything I think. ---->>>

There is something endearing about people who give themselves up completely to their faith. But there is likewise something frightening about such a totality, which also is a feature of Islam. ---->>>

I smoke wherever there's an ashtray. ---->>>

I will remain on the throne until I fall off. ---->>>

We are being challenged by Islam these years. There are some things for which one should display no tolerance. And when we are tolerant, we must know whether it is because of convenience or conviction. ---->>>

There are, of course, always painters whom I admire and find fascinating. I've often thought, 'Goodness, if I could paint like the Danish Golden Age painters, the early 19th century painters, the way they could paint a landscape - absolutely beautiful.' ---->>>

I hope I will be able to paint as long as I live. ---->>>

One shouldn't write one's own epitaph. I hope people will remember me as one who did her best - and who wasn't an anachronism. ---->>>

Painting is not what my life is about, but it is very important to me, and I am very lucky to be able to give some time to it. ---->>>

The time that I devote to painting is not a lot of time, but I do it 100 percent while I am working, and then there's nothing else that counts. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Danish
Born: 04-16, 1940
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Occupation: Royalty
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Margrethe II (Danish: Margrethe 2., pronounced [mɑˈɡ̊ʁæːˀd̥ə]; Faroese: Margreta 2.; Greenlandic: Margrethe II; full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid; born 16 April 1940) is the Queen of Denmark. She is also the supreme authority of the Church of Denmark and Commander-in-Chief of the Danish Defence Forces (wikipedia)