Appearances often are deceiving.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Time wounds all heels.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.