Advice I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »No man knows he is young while he is young.The world will never starve for want of wonders, but for want of wonder.When we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make people rich; the only instinct I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as the sin of avarice.Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.The vulgar man is always the most distinguished, for the very desire to be distinguished is vulgar.