Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
All great achievements require time.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.