One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
What can't be cured must be endured.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.