Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.