Prince Philip's Best Sayings

Prince Philip
February 22, 2021 - 19:15 / Sarah Schulz

Before his retirement from the royal family, Prince Philip made headlines with some blatant statements. The British people love him above all because of his funny and sometimes quite provocative hammers. We have selected the best sayings from Prince Philip for you. Take a look below...

Because of his sayings (and many other things), Prince Philip (99) is loved in the UK. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II (94) is known everywhere for his loose mouth and has amazed heads of state and politicians with his statements. Here you will find the best sayings from the one and only Prince Philip. 

The funniest sayings from Prince Philip

In 1970, Prince Philip addressed Princess Anne's love for horses by saying: "If it doesn't fart or eat hay, she isn't interested."

After Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, Prince Philip asked her: "Where did you get that hat?" 

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip are reunited for Easter break

To a wealthy islander in the Cayman Islands in 1994, he said: "Aren’t most of you descended from pirates?"

Philipp said at a WWF meeting in 1986: "If it has four legs and is not a chair, has wings and is not an aeroplane, or swims and is not a submarine, the Cantonese will eat it."

When the Queen and Prince Philip watched a performance by Elton John, the Queen said that Elton John should turn his microphone to the other side. Prince Philip responded: "I wish he'd turn the microphone off." 

One Scottish driving instructor once asked Prince Philip: "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to pass the test?"

Prince Philip

When Prince Philip turned 90 in 2011, he stated: "bits are beginning to drop off."

When he met the Nigerian President, who was wearing a traditional robe, Prince Philip said: "You look like you're ready for bed!" 

A saying that Prince Philip told his biographer: "When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife."

When he met the then Scottish Tory leader Annabel Goldie in 2007, Philip remarked: "That's a nice tie... Do you have any knickers in that material?"