Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.