Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
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.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
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.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.