"That is a subtle observation on the part of philosophy: you can both love virtue too much and behave with excess in an action which itself is just."- Michel de Montaigne, On moderation* * *"...but if we choose to enjoy things that are to be used, our advance is impeded and sometimes even diverted, and we are held back, or even put off, from attaining things which are to be enjoyed, because we are hamstrung by our love of lower things."- St. Augustine of Hippo, On Christian Doctrine
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Or just take a look at the guy in the clip below. And if you don't see layer upon layer of horrifying irony here, may God help you.