Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The object of the superior man is truth.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
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.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
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.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.