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Never did any man yet repent of having …

5 Apr

Never did any man yet repent of having spoken too little,whereas many have been sorry that they spoke so much.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend 

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Be frugal in your way of …

5 Apr

Be frugal in your way of living.I do not mean you should be either profuse or niggardly; for though you have little,if you husband it well,and lay it out on proper occasions,you will have many friends; but if,on the contrary,you have great riches,and make but a bad use of them,all the world will forsake you,and leave you to yourself.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend

That silence is the ornament and safeguard of …

5 Apr

That silence is the ornament and safeguard of life; that our speech ought not to be like a storm of hail that spoils all.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend 

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Speak not when you are …

4 Apr

Speak not when you are angry.He that keeps silence is out of danger.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend

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Do violence to no one,for in that …

4 Apr

Do violence to no one,for in that case you will escape many enemies.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend 

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A poor man may become rich by …

3 Apr

A poor man may become rich by other means as well as money,and that some have become rich by mere chance,as others have done by the possession of sufficient money to commence with.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend 

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Do not make yourself too familiar with all sorts of …

1 Apr

Do not make yourself too familiar with all sorts of people.The way to live happy is to keep your mind to yourself,and not to tell your thoughts too easily.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend

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Poverty is in most cases owing to a want of …

31 Mar

Poverty is in most cases owing to a want of sufficient money to commence with; and if a man once had enough to start with,and made a right use of it,he would,in time,infallibly grow rich.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend

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Wealth was essential to happiness,as without …

30 Mar

Wealth was essential to happiness,as without it no one could be independent.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment-revised edition by George Fyler Townsend

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Remember that God can take away riches as well as …

28 Mar

Remember that God can take away riches as well as give them,if we do not assist the poor,whom he suffers to be in want on purpose that the rich may do them good.

The Arabian Nights` entertainment – revised edition by George Fyler Townsend 

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