Compassion is the basis of morality.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.