Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
All great achievements require time.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.