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To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, read more

To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.

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Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.

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To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body.

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Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they read more

Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

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Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is read more

Indecision is debilitating; it feeds upon itself; it is, one might almost say, habit-forming. Not only that, but it is contagious; it transmits itself to others.

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Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.

Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.

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Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you.

Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you.

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Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.

Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.

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Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.

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