I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
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.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.