The White Princess Season 1 Episode 2: "Hearts and Minds" Quotes
Elizabeth: Your smile is almost convincing.
Lizzie: My face aches from it.
Lizzie: [about Henry]: If I have to hear about his years in exile one more time, I think I will choke him with the pheasant legs he has such a taste for.
Lady Margaret: And how is your mother? How is she? It must be hard for her, now, in my shadow. Hard for her to lose.
Cecily: Oh, my mother doesn't lose. She always finds a way to win.
This are different times, Eliza, and we must learn to change, or die.Suffolk
If you spent less time flirting with my Uncle Jasper, perhaps you might give better counsel.Henry [to his mother]
Bishop Morton [as guards break into the treasury on Lizzie's command]: Stop! This is robbery, and treason.
Lizzie: Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy.
Morton: Thou shalt not steal. And this gold is the king's.
Lizzie: It is our royal duty to provide. As you well know, as you served on my father's council.
Morton: You are not crowned queen, and have no jurisdiction.
Lizzie: Unless you plan to hold me down, I shall do it anyway.
Lizzie [on the plan to get rid of Henry]: He does not have to die at all. We can remove him from the throne and send him back to where he is come from.
Elizabeth: Send him back? And he'd just...obey? Go, would he? Find a peasant wife in Flanders, realize that's what he wanted all along. Maybe take up embroidery?!
Your moves are far too obvious. He knows already that it was you who sent Lovell in with a knife. You will have us all thrown under lock and key, and how will that help York? Or victory?Lizzie [to her mother]
Lizzie [about Teddy's imprisonment]: Cecily, he is our cousin.
Cecily: And Henry is my brother-in-law, and king. So if I must choose within my family, I'd rather choose the side I'm afraid of.
Henry: You make it look so easy. You know just what to do to make them love you.
Lizzie: You reap what you sow, Henry. You rule with fear, and you will only get dissent and hatred in return. You take before a man will give, and you will never win him. No matter what he may pretend.
If only we could work together, we could be a *king* for England.Henry [to Lizzie]