All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you.

There's something to be said for the egotist -- and he's usually saying it.

Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so.

The kind of success that turns a person's head leaves it facing in the wrong direction.

It's difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you aren't willing to try.

Many children would take after their parents -- if they knew where they went.

Friends love us in spite of our faults, and enemies hate us in spite of our virtues.


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