Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits by which we are nurtured and live.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know can any work be humble...
Tell the truth work hard and come to dinner on time.