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.

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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.
-- Edward, Duke of Windsor, 1936, announcing his abdication
of the British throne in order to marry the American
divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson.