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Be humble, if thou would'st attain to Wisdom. Be humbler still, when Wisdom thou hast mastered. -Helena Petrova Blavatsky.

Be humble, if thou would'st attain to Wisdom. Be humbler still, when Wisdom thou hast mastered. -Helena Petrova Blavatsky.

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For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the read more

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

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Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write read more

Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer.

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A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity read more

A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.

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As a beauty I'm not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face -- I don't mind it read more

As a beauty I'm not a great star. Others are handsomer far; but my face -- I don't mind it because I'm behind it; it the folks out in front that I jar.

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It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done read more

It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.

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A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

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Character is more important than intelligence for success.

Character is more important than intelligence for success.

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In those days he was wiser than he is now--he used frequently to take my advice.

In those days he was wiser than he is now--he used frequently to take my advice.

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