Definitions: (1) consistently clean and orderly; trim; tidy; (2) precise; systematic; (3) marked by skill or ingenuity; adroit; (4) fine; admirable <a neat idea>; (5) having a simple, pleasing appearance; shapely; well-proportioned; (6) cleverly or smartly phrased or done

Too Far: compulsive

• To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way. — Plato (428-328 bc) Symposium {385–370 BC}
• Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic. Be insistently curious. — Elwood Gordon Gee (1944) American President of West Virginia University

Comment: Each mind has a beginning template. It flows from there into so many other places. Later in life you may look back and wonder how that simple childlike mind has been able to cobble together such a neat hodgepodge of ideas.