The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
Nothing can be made of nothing; he who has laid up no material can produce no combination.
Category: Deeds And Good Deeds
Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.
Category: Invention And Inventor
If you have great talents, industry will improve them: if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency.