promptness

The benefit of proverbs, or maxims, is that they separate those who act on principle from those who act on impulse; and they lead to promptness and decision in acting. Their value deepens on four things; do they embody correct principles; are they on important subjects; what is the extent, and what is the ease of their application?

There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love -- every man works his oar voluntarily!

The best rules of rhetoric are, to speak intelligently; speak from the heart; have something to say; say it; and stop when you've done.