The man who lets a leader prescribe his course is a wreck being towed to the scrap heap.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future.
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.