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.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.