Nothing is as easy as it looks.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
A precedent embalms a principle.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.