Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
All great achievements require time.
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.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.