You are going to live a good and long life filled with great and terrible moments that you cannot even imagine yet!
What creature but a madman would not rather do good than ill, when it is plain that, good or ill, it must return upon himself?
We are always in a hurry to be happy; for when we have suffered a long time, we have great difficulty in believing in good fortune.
There is a price for being good the same as for being bad; a cost to pay. And it’s the good men that can’t deny the bill when it comes around. They can’t deny it, like the honest man that gambles. The bad men can deny it; that’s why don’t anybody expect them to pay on sight or any other time. But the good can’t.