The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
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.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.