It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
It's them as take advantage that get advantage I this world.
No man rises so high as he knows not whither he goes.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
There are only two ways of getting on in the world: by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.
To get it right, be born with luck or else make it. Never give up. Get the knack of getting people to help you and also pitch in yourself. A little money helps, but what really gets it right is to never — I repeat — never under any conditions face the facts.
You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.