A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
In the East, all the religions preach egolessness. So in the East, everybody is against the ego from the very beginning.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Time wounds all heels.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.