Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.