Everybody can be desirable if they take care of themselves.
While foreign competitors, French or Japanese or German, merrily bid for contracts abroad, American companies find themselves tangled in a web of legislation designed to express disapproval, block trade in certain commodities, or perhaps deny...
You can’t command people to do their best; they can only command that of themselves.
Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
French are what they are without excusing themselves to be.
I think that most actors don’t have very good opinions of themselves.
Only a coward will use a gun to protect and get respect for themselves.