Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.