「I thought the tall one was terribly handsome.」
「Life is like a carpet, we weave in and out to make a pattern.」
「In India, I make a leger of the prisoners. → We're all prisoners.」
「I would like to taste a mango.」
「How do you like your new Scottish costumes?
They’re very scratchy.
Everything in Scotland is scratchy.」
「I’m so lonely. Everyone I’ve really loved has died and I just go on and on.」
「It’s an impossible position. No one really knows what it’s like to be Queen.」
「You are the most special person in my whole life, even more special than my wife.」
「She looks splendid. → You can not actually see her.」
「He’s using his position for his own gain! → How does that make him any different from you?」
「I’m cantankerous, boring, greedy, fat, ill tempered, a time selfish myopic, both metaphorically and literally, I am perhaps, disagreeably attracted to power. But I’m anything but insane.」
「You have been a very good friend. But you must leave me.
I'm your servant. As long as I shall live I shall be by your side. every single day. Nothing. Nothing will stop me.
Abdul, I am your Queen.
Your Majesty, I'm your Munshi and I will never leave you.」
「When I was young, I used to long for death. Now, when there's nothing to live for, I cling to life with every breath. I am scared, Abdul.」
「Goodbye, my Queen. → Goodbye, take care, my son, sweet son.」