Elizabeth: I have become a virgin.
De la Quadra: What would a man not do for love?
Elizabeth: I will have one mistress here and no master!
Elizabeth: Tonight I think I die.
Elizabeth: Observe, Lord Burghley, I am married...to England.
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester: Marry me. Elizabeth: On a night such as this, could any woman say no? Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester: On a night such as this, could a queen say no? Elizabeth: Does not a queen sit under the same stars as any other woman?
Elizabeth I: When I am queen, I promise... to act as my conscience dictates. Queen Mary I: Then do not think to be queen at all!
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester: You are still my Elizabeth! Elizabeth I: I am not your Elizabeth! I am no man's Elizabeth!
Norfolk: Cut off my head, and make me a martyr. The people will always remember it. Walsingham: No... they will forget.
Dudley: Remember who you are. Do not be afraid of them.
Sussex: Princess Elizabeth! You are accused of conspiring with Sir Thomas White and others against her soverign majesty. I have been commanded to take you hence from this place... to the tower.
[Offering Elizabeth his coat before putting her in the tower] Arundel: Madam, you are cold. Elizabeth: I do not need your pity. Arundel: Accept it then for my sake. Elizabeth: Thank you. I shall not forget this kindess.
Queen Mary: When I look ar you I see nothing of the king, only that whore, your mother. My father never did anything so good as to cut off her head. Elizabeth: Your majesty forgets he was also my father.
Sir Francis Walsingham: All Norfolk need do is sign that paper and treason will have been committed... Elizabeth: Then let him sign it, and let it all be done.
Norfolk: I am Norfolk! Sir Francis Walsingham: You were Norfolk, dead men have no titles.
Elizabeth: I have rid England of her enemies. What do I do now?
Elizabeth: Aye, but marry who, your grace? Would you give me some suggestion? For some say France and others Spain, and some cannot abide foreigners at all. So I am not sure how best to please you unless I married one of each!
Elizabeth: This is the Lord's doing. And it is marvelous in our eyes.
Elizabeth: When I am queen, I promise... to act as my conscience dictates. Queen Mary: Then you are not to be queen at all!
Robert: You are still my Elizabeth! Elizabeth: I am no man's Elizabeth!
Elizabeth: I am my father's daughter. I'm not afraid of anything.