Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Wisdom begins at the end.
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.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
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.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.