The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she's treated.
George Bernard Shaw
Beauty is all very well at first sight but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
No use slaving for me and then saying you want to be cared for: who cares for a slave? If you come back, come back for the sake of good fellowship; for you'll get nothing else.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want. And if they can't find them, make them.
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.