Work is the price which is paid for reputation
Quote by Baltasar Gracian
Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.
Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he...
Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it.
Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants will take you a...
To be at ease is better than to be at business. Nothing really belongs to...
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things...
When desire dies, fear is born.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to...
Aspire rather to be a hero than merely appear one.
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but...
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds...
Never participate in the secrets of those above you; you think you share the fruit,...
We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.
It is better to sleep on things beforehand than lie awake about them afterwards.
The things we remember best are those better forgotten.
No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a...
For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is...