He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.