The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
Smile for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity – romantic love and gunpowder.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Without a family man alone in the world trembles with the cold.
People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who well treated might have been an angel.
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
Business is a combination of war and sport.
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.