No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
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.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.