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.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.