Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
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.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
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.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.