If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.
Quote by Andre Maurois
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly
Business is a combination of war and sport.
Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by
We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous...
Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by...
Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world
The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken...
In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures...
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your...
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no...
Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do...
Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.