Meditation will bring you sensitivity, a great sense of belonging to the world. It is our world - the stars are ours, and we are not foreigners here. We are part of it, we are the heart of it.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.