One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Appearances often are deceiving.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.