The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The object of the superior man is truth.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.