All great achievements require time.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.