Amongst all things, knowledge is truly the best thing from its not being liable ever to be stolen, from it not being purchasable, and from its being imperishable.
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No wise person should make known the loss of fortune, any malpractice in their house, his being cheated, or having been disgraced.
The mind is lowered through association with inferiors. With equals it attains equality and with superiors, superiority.
No man should ever display his bravery unless he is prepared for battle, nor bear the marks of defiance, until he has experienced the abilities of his enemy.
Subdue fate by exerting human strength to the maximum and if, when the effort has been made and success is not achieved, no one else can be blamed.
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