George VI


George VI Quotes

  • ''It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed.''
    George VI (1895-1952), British monarch, King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Broadcast, September 23, 1940, to the Empire during German bomber offensive.
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  • ''Abroad is bloody.''
    George VI (1895-1952), British King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Attributed in A Certain World, "Royalty," W.H. Auden (1970). See Mitford on foreigners.

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