I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Think globally, act locally.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
So whenever a Western seeker reaches to an understanding that ego is the problem, he can easily dissolve it, more easily than any Eastern seeker.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
None but ourselves can free our minds.