The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
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.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.