It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.