I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.