“ Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. ”
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
For one moment if you forget that you are mortal, ignorance will sprout, if you forget for a long time, it will bear fruit.