The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
Resist much. Obey little.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.