Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.