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.
More Quotes from Akhenaton:As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.
Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.
Be not deceived with fair pretences, nor suppose that sorrow healeth misfortune. It is a poison under the color of a remedy while it pretendeth to draw the arrow from thy Breast, lo, it plungeth it into thine heart.
Attribute not the good actions of another to bad causes thou canst not know his heart but the world will know by this that thine is full of envy.
The noblest employment of the mind of man, is the study of the works of his creator.
Presume not in prosperity, neither despair in adversity court not dangers, nor meanly fly from before them dare to despise whatever will not remain with thee.
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