He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Opposition is true friendship.
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.