Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.