I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so.
You make me chuckle when you say that you are no longer young, that you have turned twenty-four. A man… (read more)
Don't be 'consistent,' but be simply true.
Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God.
Every event that a man would master must be mounted on the run, and no man ever caught the reins… (read more)
A man is usually more careful of his money than of his principles.
I despise making the most of one's time. Half of the pleasures of life consist of the opportunities one has… (read more)