“Everyone suffers from some defect of body or mind.”
"If I ever acquire wisdom, I suppose I'll be wise enough to know what to do with it."
"When a man gets too complicated, he's unhappy. And when he's unhappy, his luck runs out."
“If you want men to behave well to you, you must be beastly to them. If you treat them decently, they will make you suffer for it.”
"I don't think I'll ever find peace until I make up my mind about things."
"I've lost confidence in the accepted values."
“The moment you meet a man, he’s either a gentleman in every sense of the word, or he’s not.”
"There is no greatest among the really great."
"For the run of mankind, industry is essential."