Time you can enjoy wasting
is never wasted time.
To die for an idea : it is unquestionably noble, but how
much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were
Triumphs without difficulties are empty. Indeed, it is difficulties
that make the triumph. It is no feat to travel the smooth road.
Virtue is learned at the mother’s knee, vice at other joints.
We are tomorrow’s past.
We must practice what we preach.
What makes a nation strong is not brigades, but its
What troubles the poor is the money they can’t
get, and what troubles the rich is the money they
When a diplomat says ‘yes’ he means ‘perhaps’; when
he says ‘perhaps’ he means ‘no’; when he says ‘no’ he
is no diplomate.
When business is good it pays to advertise; when
business is bad you’ve got to advertise.
When someone says, ‘it’s not the money, It’s the
principle’, it’s the money !
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost;
When health is lost, something is lost;
When character is lost, all lost !
Woman and elephant never forget an injury.
You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.