It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
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.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.