Charles II of England quotes

Born
29 May 1630, St James’s Palace, London, England.

Died
6 February 1685.

Occupation
King.

Charles II of England was king of England, Scotland and Ireland. He was king of Scotland from 1649 until his deposition in 1651, and king of England, Scotland and Ireland from the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 until his death.

Let not poor Nelly starve.
– Charles II of England
Working Title gave me the job, and I was both excited and terrified.
– Charles II of England
Not a religion for gentlemen.
– Charles II of England
Brother, I am too old to go again to my travels.
– Charles II of England
He had been, he said, an unconscionable time dying; but he hoped that they would excuse it.
– Charles II of England
I always admired virtue – but I could never imitate it.
– Charles II of England
This is very true: for my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers’.
– Charles II of England
If we are understood, more words are unnecessary; if we are not likely to be understood, they are useless.
– Charles II of England
Better than a play!
– Charles II of England
You must pardon me, gentlemen, for being a most unconscionable time a-dying.
– Charles II of England
Never in the way, and never out of the way.
– Charles II of England
I always admired virtue – but I could never imitate it.
– Charles II of England
You had better have one King than five hundred.
– Charles II of England
For its merit I will knight it, and then it will be Sir-Loin.
– Charles II of England