Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'.
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool.