Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.