• If we desire to live securely, comfortably, and quietly, that by all honest means we should endeavor to purchase the good will of all men, and provoke no man's enmity needlessly; since any man's love may be useful, and every man's hatred is dangerous.

    Isaac Barrow (1839). “The Sermons and Expository Treatises of Isaac Barrow: With a Life of the Author”, p.271