True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often and changeth his mind the fool is obstinate and doubteth not he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
To be satisfied with a little is the greatest wisdom and he that increaseth his riches increaseth his cares but a contented mind is a hidden treasure and trouble findeth it not.
When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
Those who gave thee a body furnished it with weakness but He who gave thee Soul armed thee with resolution. Employ it and thou art wise be wise and thou art happy.
Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast or murder thy friend.
Say not that honor is the child of boldness nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due but to the manner of performing it.