“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

“A career is born in public — talent in privacy.”

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

“Ambition is the last refuge of failure.”

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”

“Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.”

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”

“It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But it is better to be good than to be ugly.”

“The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.”

“Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these, there is hope.”

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.”

“I can resist anything except temptation.”

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”

“In this world, there are only two tragedies: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”

“The world was my oyster but I used the wrong knife.”