It’s so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and then don’t say it.
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Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
Be yourself. Follow your instincts. Success depends, at least in part, on the ability to carry it off.
The master minds of all nations, in all ages, have sprung in affluent multitude from the mass of the nation, and from the mass of the nation only – not from its privileged classes.
The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.
The profoundest thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it.
For disappointments, that come not by our own folly, they are the trials or corrections of Heaven: and it is our own fault, if they prove not our advantage.
The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free man acknowledges. It is the only security that free man desires.