What's done can't be undone.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.