I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.