Do not go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you.
This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Principles have no real force except when one is well fed
The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.