You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.