To be successful, keep looking tanned, live in an elegant building (even if you're in the cellar), be seen in smart restaurants (even if you nurse one drink) and if you borrow, borrow big.
Quote by Aristotle
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
The quality of life is determined by its activities.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are...
The body is most fully developed [at] from thirty to thirty-five years of age, the...
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality...
Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence,...
Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.
The mass of mankind are evidently slavish in their tastes, preferring a life suitable to...
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Most people would rather get than give affection
Man punishes the action, but God the intention
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit,...
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of...