To find yourself,
think for yourself.
Be as you wish to seem.
We cannot live better than in seeking to
I know you won't believe me, but the highest form of Human
question oneself and others.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you
desire to appear.
Thank not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but
those who kindly reprove thy faults.
By all means
marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll
happy; if you get a bad one,
you’ll become a philosopher.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
The secret of
is not found in
seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
He who is not contented with what he has,
would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
You should eat to live; not live to eat.
An honest man is always a child.
Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be
possessed of – for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled
it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you
will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a
good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.