The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
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.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.