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.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.