It is good to be helpful and kindly, but don’t give yourself to be melted into candle grease for the benefit of the tallow trade.
Never forget benefits done you, regardless how small.
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
A lecture is an occasion when you numb one end to benefit the other.
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
The gratitude of most men is but a secret desire of receiving greater benefits.
Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better.
Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
To accept a benefit is to sell one’s freedom.
He who confers a benefit on anyone loves him better than he is beloved.