Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
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.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
The lie is a condition of life.
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.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.