Prince Charles quotes

Born
14 November 1948, Buckingham Palace, London, England.

Occupation
Prince.

Prince Charles is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa – slightly off balance.
– Prince Charles
Hong Kong has created one of the most successful societies on Earth.
– Prince Charles
You don’t want to see me all the time. You get bored.
– Prince Charles
We are not the technology. It should be our – you know, our slave, the technology. But it’s rapidly becoming our master in many areas, I think.
– Prince Charles
There’s nothing like a jolly good disaster to get people to start doing something.
– Prince Charles
Christianity was literally born in the Middle East, and we must not forget our Middle Eastern brothers and sisters in Christ.
– Prince Charles
Your greatest achievement is to love me.
– Prince Charles
All the time I feel I must justify my existence.
– Prince Charles
I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet.
– Prince Charles
Women are not automatically second-class citizens because they live in Islamic countries. We cannot judge the position of women in Islam aright if we take the most conservative Islamic states as representative of the whole.
– Prince Charles
I learned the way a monkey learns – by watching its parents.
– Prince Charles
I’m not very good at being a performing monkey.
– Prince Charles
It’s always nice to have somebody on your side.
– Prince Charles
As long as I do not take myself too seriously, I should not be too badly off.
– Prince Charles
We’re busily wrecking the chances for future generations at a rapid rate of knots by not recognizing the damage we’re doing to the natural environment, bearing in mind that this is the only planet that we know has any life on it.
– Prince Charles
I find myself born into this particular position. I’m determined to make the most of it and to do whatever I can to help. And I hope I leave things behind a little bit better than I found them.
– Prince Charles
I think I can safely say that, as adolescents, most people have excess energy to spare and need adventure, excitement, and a challenge.
– Prince Charles
You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.
– Prince Charles
I’d rather go by bus.
– Prince Charles
The mistake is to think that clever technology can solve everything, but it can’t solve our relationship with nature, which is where I think it’s gone wrong in that we have somehow abandoned our proper connection with nature.
– Prince Charles
That’s called a microphone. It’s a big sausage that picks up everything you say – and you’re starting early.
– Prince Charles
The whole of nature cries out at our mistreatment of her. If the planet were a patient, we would have treated her long ago.
– Prince Charles
Something as curious as the monarchy won’t survive unless you take account of people’s attitudes. After all, if people don’t want it, they won’t have it.
– Prince Charles
Congratulations to ‘Countdown’ – it was an evening I will never forget – and a special thank you to Molly Meldrum.
– Prince Charles
Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?
– Prince Charles
We would never comment on private correspondence.
– Prince Charles
There is an old show business saying which warns never to work with animals or children, but nobody prepared me for Molly Meldrum.
– Prince Charles
Extremism is no more the monopoly of Islam than it is the monopoly of other religions, including Christianity.
– Prince Charles
The whole of the 20th century has always put the car at the center. So by putting the pedestrian first, you create these livable places, I think, with more attraction and interest and character.
– Prince Charles
I believe passionately that everyone has a particular God-given ability.
– Prince Charles
I have for some time now been deeply troubled by the growing difficulties faced by Christian communities in various parts of the Middle East. It seems to me that we cannot ignore the fact that Christians in the Middle East are increasingly being deliberately targeted by fundamentalist Islamist militants.
– Prince Charles
For me, Lord Mountbatten represented the grandfather I never had.
– Prince Charles
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
– Prince Charles
As you may possibly have noticed from time to time, I have tended to make a habit of sticking my head above the parapet and generally getting it shot off for pointing out what has always been blindingly obvious to me.
– Prince Charles
It’s always marvelous to have somebody who, you know, you feel understands and wants to encourage.
– Prince Charles