Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through the fire.
Norman Douglas Quotes
It seldom pays to be rude. It never pays to be only half-rude.
Men have lost sight of distant horizons. Nobody writes for humanity, for civilization; they write for their country, their sect; to amuse their friends or annoy their enemies.
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do.
A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.