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"The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability."

"Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work."

"To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself."

"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation."

"Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse."

"A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation."

"It is a wise man who knows where courage ends and stupidity begins."

"Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go."

"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."

"Since, therefore, no man is born without faults, and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least, let the wise man consider everything human as connected with himself for in worldly affairs there is no perfect happiness under heaven."

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