Monday, September 8, 2008

"I want to be reincarnated as your tampon" (1991)

Prince Charles to mistress Camilla Parker-Bowles

The penitence text, issued by Clarence House, Charles's London residence, reads:

"We acknowledge and bewail our manifold sins and wickedness, which we, from time to time, most grievously have committed, by thought, word and deed, against thy Divine Majesty, provoking most justly thy wrath and indignation against us." (2005)

Selection of other quotes

"I am determined not to be confined to cutting ribbons."

"I learned the way a monkey learns - by watching its parents."

"The trouble is, there's no role for the heir to the throne to play. You have to make it up as you go along."

"I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet."

"To get the best results you must talk to your vegetables."