It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
People are frugal in guarding their personal property; but as soon as it comes to squandering time they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display?
The way is long if one follows precepts, but short... if one follows patterns.