I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
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.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
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.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.