A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.