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 no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Maffia.[William Niles Rumfoord]