The first Queen Elizabeth had a jester, Master Pace, of whom she was quite fond and who was allowed to say quite outrageous things as long as he made her laugh.
However, once he over-stepped the mark and was sent away for making very personal remarks about the Queen before a group of foreign dignitaries.
Eventually the jester was restored to favor and the Queen welcomed him back with the chiding remark:
"Come now, Pace, let us hear no more of our faults."
"No indeed Madam," he replied, "For I myself never talk of what is discussed by all the world ..."