Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Desire is the very essence of man.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.