Indolence wears many subtle disguises; sometimes it appears as fastidious disgust for the second-rate.
Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
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.