Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
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Find fault with thyself rather than with others.
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Forbearance is the root of quietness and assurance forever.
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Give the peasants neither life nor death.
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Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.
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When ambitious desires arise in thy heart, recall the days of extremity thou has passed through.
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