The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
What can't be cured must be endured.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
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.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.