"Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it."
(Related: Soul, First, Honor, Separation)
"The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee."
"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."
(Related: Wisdom, Mind, Treasure, Trouble)
"Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend."
(Related: Anger, Friend, Murder, Passion)
"Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action; and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou."
(Related: Change, Men, Action, First, Principles, Right, Will)
"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."
(Related: Art, Soul, Body, Resolution, Weakness)
"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."
(Related: Wisdom, Folly, Fool, Ignorance, Man, Mind)
"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."
(Related: Power, Virtue, Heaven, Influence, Modesty, Stars, Woman)
"Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life."
(Related: Life, Heart, Maxims, Prudence, Words)