The cure for pain is in the pain.
A precedent embalms a principle.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
What can't be cured must be endured.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.