The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Resist much. Obey little.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.