Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
I think, therefore I am.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The lie is a condition of life.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
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.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.