All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the
hour, and the books of all time.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
I have been more and more convinced, the more I think
of it, that, in general, pride is at the bottom of all great
mistakes. All the other passions do occasional good,
but whenever pride puts in its work, everything goes
It is only by labour that thought can be made healthy,
and only by thought that labour can be made happy,
and the two cannot be separated with impunity.
Life without industry is guilt, industry without art is brutality.
Psychic Infection : He thinks by infection, catching on
opinion like a cold.
Remember that the most beantiful things in the world are
the most useless; peacocks and lilies, for example.
Self – analysis can be harmful. If we do it too often and
it becomes a habit, we are apt to lose confidence in
ourselves, and in our own judgement.
Speaking truth is like writing fair and only comes by practice.
The highest reward for one's toil is not what one gets for it, but what one
becomes by it.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a
pretty small package.