"You have sent me a Flanders mare!"
"My Lord, if it were not to satisfy the world, and my Realm, I would not do what I must do this day for none earthly thing!" - on his marriage to Anne of Cleves
"On light pretexts, by false accusations, they made me put to death the most faithful servant I ever had" - on Thomas Cromwell
"We are, by the sufferance of God, King of England and Kings of England in times past has never had any superior but God"