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derstand first, and then rebuke.
Whoso discovereth secrets, loseth his credit, and shall never find a friend to his mind.
Honour thy father with thy whole heart, and forget: not the sorrows of thy mother: how canst thou recompense them the things they have done for thee?
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The lips of talkers will be telling such things as pertain not unto them; but the words of such as have understanding are weighed in the balance. The heart of fools is in their mouth, but the tongue of the wise is in their heart.
To labour, and to be content with that a man hath, is a sweet life.
Be in peace with many; nevertheless, have but one counfellor of a thousand.
Be not confident in a plain way.
Let reason go before every enterprize, and counsel before every action.
The latter part of a wise man’s life is taken up in curing the follies, prejudices, and false opinions he had contracted in the former. Censu Rs is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. Vs Rx few men, properly speaking, live at present, but are providing to live another time. PARTY is the madness of many, for the gain of a few. To endeavour to work upon the vulgar with fine sense, is like attempting to hew blocks of marble with a razor. SUPERst IT ion is the spleen of the soul. He who tells a lie is not sensible how great a task he undertakes: for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. Some people will never learn any thing, for this reason, because they understand every thing too soon. THE RE is nothing wanting to make all rational and disinterested people in the world of one religion, but that they should talk together every day. Me N are grateful in the same degree that they are resentful. Young men are subtle arguers: the cloke of honour covers all their faults, as that of passion, all their follies. C 4 - CEconomy