There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.