Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.