That good hate sin from an innate love of virtue.

– Horace

She tended to be impatient with that sort of intellectual who, for all his brilliance, has never been able to arrive at the simple conclusion that it be reasonably happy you have to be reasonably good.

– Carolyn Kizer

If a man wants to be greatest possible value to his fellow creatures, let him begin the long, solitary task of perfecting himself.

– Robertson Davies