We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.