Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Time wounds all heels.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
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.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.