For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.