-Mr. Gabriel John Utterson the lawyer
*It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity;
*his affections, like ivy, were the growth of time
- Mr. Richard Enfield
In the end, the actual nature of Hyde’s and Jekyll’s sins proves less important than Stevenson’s larger point, which is that the lure of the dark side constitutes a universal part of our human nature. We are all Jekylls, desperately trying to keep our Hydes under control—even as we are secretly fascinated by what they do and envious of their frightening freedom from moral constraints.