Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
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.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.