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|King Edward VIII
June 23, 1894 - May 28, 1972
Subcategory: English Royalty
| Perhaps one of the only positive pieces of advice that I was ever given was that supplied by an old courtier who observed: Only two rules really count. Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself; never miss a chance to sit down and rest your feet.
| I wanted to be an up-to-date king. But I didn't have much time.
| These works brought all these people here. Something should be done to get them at work again.
| Of course, I do have a slight advantage over the rest of you. It helps in a pinch to be able to remind your bride that you gave up a throne for her.
| You all know the reasons which have impelled me to renounce the throne. But I want you to understand that in making up my mind I did not forget the country or the empire, which, as Prince of Wales and lately as King, I have for twenty-five years tried to serve.
| When you're bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.