Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The secret to humor is surprise.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour.