"For the run of mankind, industry is essential."
“All good doctors must primarily be enthusiasts. They must, like writers and painters and priests, have a sense of vocation, a deep-rooted, unsentimental desire to do good.”
“Why shouldn’t you talk shop? It’s what interests you most, isn’t it?”
“There is a widespread feeling that just because a man has a large office he must be an idiot.”
"Love the little trade which thou hast learned and be content therewith."
“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts.”
“There is no talent here – only industry and intelligence.”
“If one can’t be great, at least one can be of some use to people.”
"By toil the sweets of human life are found."