Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
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.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.