Do not demand from others what you would not expect of yourself.
How can I govern others, who can’t even govern myself?
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them.
Always think at least two steps ahead [in everything, with everyone].
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Don’t let others put thoughts into your mind that takes away your self-confidence.
A man’s true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.