There are only two ways of getting on in the world: by one's own industry, or by the stupidity of others.
Jean de la Bruyère (1645-1696) French satiric moralist.
It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
Nicolas Chamfort (1741-1794) French writer.
It's them as take advantage that get advantage I this world.
George Eliot (1819-1880) British writer.
You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
John Lennon (1940-1980) British musician.
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
H. G. Wells (1866-1946) British-born american Author.