Most accidents happen accidentally.
The worst thing about accidents in the kitchen is that you usually have to eat them.
Personal magnetism is that indefinable something that lets some people get by without ability.
Ability helps a person get to the top, but it takes character to remain there.
The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability.
You can do everything you ought to do.
No one is fully accomplished until he has acquired the ability to attend to his own business.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are minor matters compared with what lies within us.
You can always tell luck from ability by its duration.
It is better to have a little ability and use it well than to have much ability and use it poorly.