The march of the human mind is slow.
Terror is a passion which always produces delight when it does not press too close.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference, which is, at least, half infidelity.
Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.