Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.