Dickens did not merely believe in the brotherhood of man in the weak modern way; he was the brotherhood of man, and knew it was a brotherhood in sin as well as in aspiration.
Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.
People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.
Only the mediocre are always at their best.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.