Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.