What would happen to the world without those who do, think, work, produce? Those are the egotists. You don’t think through another’s brain and you don’t work through another’s hands. When you suspend your faculty of independent judgment, you suspend consciousness. To stop consciousness is to stop life.
My dear fellow, who will let you?
The sacred word: EGO
Americans were the first to understand that wealth has to be created. The words ‘to make money’ hold the essence of human morality.
Don’t despise the middleman. He’s necessary. Someone had to tell them. It takes two to make a very good career: the man who is great, and the man-almost rarer-who is great enough to see greatness and say so.
She did not mind this new background; she was indifferent to the slums as she had been indifferent to the drawing rooms.
A desire to choose the hardest might be a confession of weakness in itself.
In any hour and issue of your life, you are free to think or to evade that effort.
What greater wealth is there than to own your life and to spend it on growing?