"What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?"
"Work is a necessary evil to be avoided."
"The man who is a pessimist before forty-eight knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little"
"In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity."
"For a character with longevity, you have to have that."
"Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom."
"Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty."
"Character is that which can do without success."
"Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying."
"What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing; it also depends on what kind of a person you are"