If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens