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King Edward Longshanks quotes

View Quote Scotland, my land. The French will grovel to anyone with strength, but how will they believe our strength when we can not rule the whole of our own island?
View Quote [to Prince Edward] In the morning, I depart for France to press our rights there, and I leave you here to quell this little rebellion, understood? Is it? One day you will be a king. At least try to act like one.
View Quote I heard word in France where I was fighting to expand your future kingdom. The word, my son, is that our entire Northern Army is annihilated.
View Quote Who is this person that speaks to me as though I needed his advice?
View Quote I shall offer a truce and buy him off. But who will go to him? Not I. If I fell under the sword of that murderer, that might be my head in a basket. And not my gentle son. The mere sight of him would only encourage the enemy to take over the whole country. So whom do I send? Whom do I send?
View Quote Not the archers. My scouts tell me their archers are miles away and no threat to us. Arrows cost money. Use up the Irish. Their dead cost nothing.
View Quote Bring me Wallace. Alive if possible, dead... just as good.
View Quote The problem with Scotland, is that it is full of Scots.
View Quote If we can't drive them out, we will breed them out.
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