The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
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.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
We never see ourselves as others see us.