Learn how to be a loser, because it’s important to be a loser to be a winner.
I think life is sort of like a competition, whether it’s in sports, or it’s achieving in school, or it’s achieving good relationships with people. And competition is a little bit of what it’s all about.
Details create the big picture.
Power is the velocity with which you translate Intention to Reality.
The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage. Its power lies in its ever-receding nature. When the gap is closed, the lover embraces only his own disillusion.
Industry is the root of all ugliness.
Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.
There are women who have an indefinable charm in their faces which makes them beautiful to their intimates, but a cold stranger who tried to reason the matter out and find this beauty would fail.
Those who skim over the surface in a hit-or-miss fashion not only forfeit the best returns on their efforts, but are ever barred from the keen pleasure of seeing beauty in the results of their labor.
Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; A shining gloss that fadeth suddenly; A flower that dies when first it ‘gins to bud, A brittle glass that’s broken presently.