Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
I think, therefore I am.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.