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.
A benefit cited by way of reproach is equivalent to an injury.
An injury engraves itself on metal; a benefit is written on the waves.
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
Ingrate, n. One who receives a benefit from another, or is otherwise an object of charity.
It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
Providential, adj. Unexpectedly and conspicuously beneficial to the person so describing it.