Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Think globally, act locally.