I know we've not yet discussed personal matters, but I will tell you something about my husband. I receive a letter from him nearly every day, and I haven't read one. They remain unopened in a pile because he lied to me and I deplore him. Even so, without him the nights are long and lonely. I can't imagine what they must be like without the man you truly love.

Lola [to Elizabeth]

Mary: I'm not sure I trust my own fate anymore.
Gideon: You have to admit, your fate does have a sense of humor.

Leith: I need to forget a ridiculous, childish idea that I could love someone, they could love me, and nothing else mattered.
Greer: Don't let go of that idea.

Choose because of what you think, not what others might.

Martin [to Greer]

There is always risk. At least when you love someone it's worth taking.

Greer [to Claude]

I never said I was a good man, but one can receive good advice from a bad person.

Gideon [to Mary]

Lola: Please, let there be one honest thing between us.
Narcisse: You want to hear something honest? I would do anything to keep you.

The heir to Spain is like a nice potted plant. Just take him back to your country and water him.

Catherine [to Mary]

Mary: What are you doing?
Catherine: Well, if your plan doesn't work I want to shove this rag down his throat.

Love is never simple. Not that I'm any expert.

Greer [to Leith]

Mary: Are you wearing mink-lined boots?
Catherine: Well if I have to run I want to look good doing it.

I loved him, Catherine. And now it's done. And I loved him.


Reign Quotes

My dear, this was not an act of passion. It was treason.

Queen Catherine

Love is irrelevant to people like us.