There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.