A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.