If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Man's sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
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.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.