Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
Cruel Degrees Despair Differing Doubt
It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
Could Escape Evil Form Good
The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic.
Great Logic Mediocre Men Most
Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction.
Punishment Reward Sanction Sleep Some
Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.
Balance Faculties Fundamental Genius Health