Words matter. These are the best Prince Charles Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’d rather go by bus.
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.
That’s called a microphone. It’s a big sausage that picks up everything you say – and you’re starting early.
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.
I learned the way a monkey learns – by watching its parents.
There is an old show business saying which warns never to work with animals or children, but nobody prepared me for Molly Meldrum.
All the time I feel I must justify my existence.
It’s always nice to have somebody on your side.
As long as I do not take myself too seriously, I should not be too badly off.
We can halt the destruction of the world’s rainforests – and even restore parts of them – in order to ensure that the forests do what they are so good at – in other words, storing carbon naturally.
We might be more inclined to think about the longer term if we were more aware of what is happening around us. Perhaps daily weather forecasts could include a few basic facts about the Earth’s vital signs or details of where climate change is increasing the likelihood of damaging weather?
I’m not very good at being a performing monkey.
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.
I have often thought that one of the less attractive traits of various professional bodies and institutions is the deeply ingrained suspicion and outright hostility which can exist towards anything unorthodox or unconventional.
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.
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.
I believe passionately that everyone has a particular God-given ability.
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.
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.
Hong Kong has created one of the most successful societies on Earth.
As human beings, we suffer from an innate tendency to jump to conclusions, to judge people too quickly, and to pronounce them failures or heroes without due consideration.
All my life, people have been telling me what to do. I’m tired of it. My private life has become an industry.
Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?
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.
Perhaps it has been too uncomfortable for those with vested interests to acknowledge, but we have spent the best part of the past century enthusiastically testing the world to utter destruction; not looking closely enough at the long-term impact our actions will have.
I think I can safely say that, as adolescents, most people have excess energy to spare and need adventure, excitement, and a challenge.
Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
For me, Lord Mountbatten represented the grandfather I never had.
It’s always marvelous to have somebody who, you know, you feel understands and wants to encourage.
It is baffling, I must say, that in our modern world we have such blind trust in science and technology that we all accept what science tells us about everything – until, that is, it comes to climate science.