As the tempest and the thunder affect not the sun or the stars, but spend their fury on stones and trees below so injuries ascend not to the soul of the great, but waste themselves on such as are those who offer them.
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The fool is not always unfortunate, nor the wise man always successful yet never has a fool thorough enjoyment never was a wise man wholly unhappy.
As a plain garment best adorneth a beautiful woman, so a decent behavior is the best ornament of inner wisdom.
Scorn also to depress thy competitor by any dishonest or unworthy method strive to raise thyself above him only by excelling him so shall thy contest for superiority be crowned with honour, if not with success.
Beware of irresolution in the intent of thy actions, beware of instability in the execution so shalt thou triumph over two great failings of thy nature.
Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.
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