"Ask counsel of both timesof the ancient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest."
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"It is natural to die as to be born."
"I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death."
"God's first creature, which was light."
"The place of justice is a hallowed place."
"If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world."
"Consistency is the foundation of virtue."
"Look to make your course regular, that men may know beforehand what they may expect."
"A good conscience is a continual feast."
"Of great wealth there is no real use, except in its distribution, the rest is just conceit."
"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."
"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes."
"They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils."
"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom."
"The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied."
"Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set."
"Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety."
"Truth arises more readily from error than from confusion."
"What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer."
"Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man."
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