I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
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.