Queen Elizabeth was prime of thoughts for President Biden throughout his 9/11 memorial speech … quoting the late monarch who delivered poignant remarks on the heels of the tragedy.
JB was on the Pentagon Sunday, talking to a crowd of individuals on the twenty first anniversary of the September eleventh assaults … and at one level, he invoked some well-known phrases QE2 issued proper as America was grieving the autumn of the Twin Towers and the deaths of 1000’s.
She mentioned, partially, by way of an envoy … “These are darkish and harrowing instances for households and buddies of those that are lacking or who suffered within the assault — a lot of you right here at the moment.”
Queen Elizabeth added, “My ideas and my prayers are with you all now and within the tough days forward. However nothing that may be mentioned can start to remove the anguish and the ache of those moments. Grief is the value we pay for love Grief is the value we pay for love.”
The Prez cited that grief line himself and added, “Many people have skilled that grief, and also you’ve all skilled it. And on at the present time, when the value feels so nice, Jill and I are holding all of you near our hearts.”
The timing of that is no shock — as everyone knows, the Queen passed away final week … and it rocked the world. Biden was keen on her, and is claimed to be attending her funeral subsequent week … the place we’re certain different presidents will even present.
Curiously sufficient, Prince William additionally quoted that line from his grandmother in his personal statement on her passing this weekend, writing … “My grandmother famously mentioned that grief was the value we pay for love. The entire disappointment we are going to really feel within the coming weeks will likely be testomony to the love we felt for our extraordinary Queen.”