Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
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.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.