Desire is the very essence of man.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Wisdom begins at the end.