Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
When I want to read a novel, I write one.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.