To understand matters rightly we should understand their details; and as that knowledge is almost infinite, our knowledge is always superficial and imperfect.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Minds of moderate caliber ordinarily condemn everthing which is beyond their range.
Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit. Francois de La Rochefoucaul
There is an excess both in happiness and misery above our power of sensation.