To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.