HM Queen Elizabeth II: But what if my actions are damaging the crown?
HM The Queen Mother Damaging it? You're the greatest asset this institution has. One of the greatest it has ever had. No, no. The problem will come when you leave. Hm! But you musn't think about that now. Certainly not today.
HM Queen Elizabeth II Oh, Mummy.
HM The Queen Mother You must show your strength. Reassert your authority. You sit on the most powerful throne in Europe, head of an unbroken line that goes back more than a thousand years. Do you think any of your predecessors would have dropped everything and gone up to London because a bunch of hysterics carrying candles needed help with their grief? Huh! As for that silly Mr. Blair with his Cheshire Cat grin...
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