I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.