I like the musical sound of the word 'sagacious.' I like its connection, in my mind, to the term 'sage-like.' I highly value the wisdom of the sage. In my mind, it transcends the greatness of other highly revered qualities of being. Beyond that I cannot say for certain why I like this word any more than I can explain why I like the art I like, other than that it moves me. The word, like favorite art pieces, touches a chord in me and delivers me to a place of peace and pure joy.
"I collect quotes so I have many favorites. One is Eleanor Roosevelt's, " No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." It is special to me because it is something I need to hear often. Another favorite is, "People fail when they give up what they want most, for what they want at the moment."
The following is a comment a teen made in reference to his parents. (I do not remember the source from which this came.) : "Yeah, my parents are dead; they're just too stupid to fall over.""