Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
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.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
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.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.