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When you confine a man to the straightjacket of poverty, don't act surprised and punish him when he struggles to break free. It is only a natural response.

He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
Before a man speaks, it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks it is seldom necessary to assume.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
He who seldom speaks, and with one calm well-timed word can strike dumb the loquacious, is a genius or a hero.
A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
Man tends to root for the underdog, because he fears that he will find himself in that same position far too often.
The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.
When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.
We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers.

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