It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Desire is the very essence of man.