A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.