Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Pain adds rest unto pleasure, and teaches the luxury of health.
Anger is a noble infirmity; the generous failing of the just; the one degree that riseth above zeal, asserting the prerogative of virtue.