What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Desire is the very essence of man.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.