Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
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.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.