Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Wisdom begins at the end.
A man is literally what he thinks.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.