It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Wisdom begins at the end.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
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.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.