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It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior imapartiality.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others.
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.
The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is.