Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.