Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall: I’ve never given an interview. I always said it’s better to be quiet

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla Rosemary; née Shand, previously Parker Bowles; born 17 July 1947) is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to Queen Elizabeth II and a member of the British Royal Family.


  • English students don't spend much time on their studies. They're more interested in partying and having fun.
    • The Duchess of Cornwall compares hardworking Pakistani students to the National Union of Students, October 2006.
    • Guardian, 5 Nov 2006
  • What I have learned from my travels is that by listening at least as much as we speak, and by trying to understand before we act, we perhaps stand a better chance of coming up with the right answers…
    • The Duchess of Cornwall speaking in 2007
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Quotes about her[edit]

  • She just seems one of the girls in a way. She seems very natural, she's very down-to- earth. She's lovely. And she's got a very dry of sense of humour.
    • Isla Blair on Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
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  • You instantly feel that you've known her for ages. One of my sons-in-law had never met her till the other day and he said, Two minutes, two sentences and it felt like you've known her for ages. 'And that's nice, isn't it?
    • The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire on Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
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  • Let's Salute to this woman who's going to, I believe, bring a great deal of joy and fun and laughter to the Prince's life.
    • Lord Carey of Clifton, former Archbishop of Canterbury on Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall in 2005
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