An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on boring future generations.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.