To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
All great achievements require time.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.