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A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
He that lives in hope danceth without musick.