I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
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.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens