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George V of the United Kingdom (1865 – 1936)


King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India.
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"Always go to the bathroom when you have a chance."
I said to your predecessor: 'You know what they're all saying, no more coals to Newcastle, no more Hoares to Paris.' The fellow didn't even laugh.
"Golf always makes me so damned angry."




"Goddamn you!"
How's the Empire?
"But, remember, I wish to have the best collection, not just one of the best collections in England."
After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months.
"You dress like a cad. You act like a cad. You are a cad."
"What did you do about peeing?"
"You can't shake hands with a clenched fist."
The Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her Colonial trade against foreign competitors.




"I look upon him as the greatest criminal known for having plunged the world into war."
"After you've met one hundred and fifty Lord Mayors, they all begin to look the same."
For seventeen years, he did nothing at all but kill animals and stick in stamps.
"My father was frightened of his mother. I was frightened of my father and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me."
"I may be uninspiring, but I'll be damned if I'm alien."
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