- These works brought all these people here. Something should be done to get them at work again.
speaking at the derelict Dowlais Iron and Steel Works, 18 November 1936; often misquoted as, ‘Something must be done’
in Western Mail 19 November 1936
- At long last I am able to say a few words of my own…you must believe me when I tell you that I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as King as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love.
radio broadcast following his abdication, 11 December 1936
- The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
in Look 5 March 1957