Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair.
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
The result justifies the deed. (Exitus acta probat)
Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas. It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits."