You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
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?
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.