Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Wisdom begins at the end.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
What's done can't be undone.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.