There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.