Ask if you do your job well, but first ask if it ought to be done at all.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.
Design is the residue of luck.
Jobs are like jail, except with time added for good behavior.
It is impossible to cultivate talent without persistence, but common to persist without talent.
The impeccably credentialed are always loyal to the reigning order.