The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.