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.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.