Carmen Sylva is the pseudonym under which, Queen Elizabeth of Romania, has published numerous poems, fairy tales and other writings. Here are some inspirational quotes that belong to the Queen.

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"It seems enormous to me that we have the idea of eternity, of justice, of purity, of beauty, when everything that we see is so far from all that! Who has put those visions into our heads? The soul that knows so much more than what it sees; the soul that comes from far and goes far, and to whom limits make no difference!"

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"All those who are happy, bring happiness to others and do not take it from anyone, happiness returns to the one who gave it."

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"Never can a room look comfortable without books ... Books ought to be scattered all over the house, even in the passages, in the bedroom, les livres du chevet, everywhere."

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"Those who look for reasons to hate miss opportunities to love."

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"Noisy anger rages, silent anger horrifies."
"Education could be considered the highest school of the heart."
"The genius is a sovereign nestled in a hut, but by its simple presence, the hut turns into the palace."

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"Love does not see flaws, friendship loves them."
"Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades."

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