Judge in a dispute. If two friend ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept it, for you will lose a friend.
1. Beware of one who flatters unduly; he will also censure unjustly.
2. Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs.
3. Whenever there is a flatterer there is also a fool.
4. An overdose of praise is like ten lumps of sugar in coffee; only a very few people can swallow it.
About FALSEHOOD. The person who says he never told a lie has just told one.
About KNOWLEDGE & ENERGY. A man with knowledge, but without energy, is a house furnished but not inhabited; a man with energy but without knowledge, is a house dwelt in but unfurnished.
About CONTENTMENT. To be content with what we possess is the greatest and most secure of riches. Contentment is not satisfaction. It is the grateful, faithful, fruitful use of what we have, little or much.
About MONEY. Money ranks with love as man's greatest source of joy; money ranks with death as man's greatest source of anxiety. It is good to have money, and the things that money can buy. Yet, its good too, to check up once in a while, and be sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy.
About HAPPINESS. Do not envy the appearance of happiness in any man, for you do not know his secret griefs. To find happiness you must be willing to ignore what life owes you and think about what you owe in life.