Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
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.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.