One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Be curious, not judgmental.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.