It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Time wounds all heels.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.