Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens