Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Above all things, reverence yourself.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families.