A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.