“It is, then, all-important to know how to choose in order to improve and not to corrupt them; and we cannot make this choice, if they be not already improved and not corrupted. Thus a circle is formed, and those are fortunate who escape it.
7 The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
8 There are many people who listen to a sermon in the same way as they listen to vespers. 9 When we wish to correct with advantage, and to show another that he errs, we must notice from what side he views the matter, for on that side it is usually true, and admit that truth to him, but reveal to him the side on which it is false.”