Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
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.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.