Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
The lie is a condition of life.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
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.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.