"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Andre Maurois on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Andre Maurois on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Andre Maurois on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Andre Maurois on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Andre Maurois on Abraham Lincoln
"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form."
"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul."
"An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along."
"Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold."
"Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record."