Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.