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 Akhenaton - “Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her she is the guide and the mistress of human life”
 Akhenaton - “labor not after riches first, and think thou afterwards wilt enjoy them. He who neglecteth the present moment, throweth away all that he hath. As the arrow passeth through the heart, while the warrior knew not that it was”
 Akhenaton - “As a camel beareth labour, and heat, and hunger, and thirst, through deserts of sand, and fainteth not so the fortitude of a man shall sustain him through all perils.”
 Akhenaton - “When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.”
 Akhenaton - “As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart sustaineth him and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.”
 Akhenaton - “Be upright in thy whole life be content in all its changesso shalt thou make thy profit out of all occurrences so shall everything that happeneth unto thee be the source of praise”
 Akhenaton - “The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.”
 Akhenaton - “Be thou incapable of change in that which is right, and men will rely upon thee. Establish unto thyself principles of action and see that thou ever act according to them. First know that thy principles are just, and then be thou.”
 Akhenaton - “O think not, bold man, because thy punishment is delayed, that the arm of God is weakened neither flatter thyself with hopes that He winketh at thy doings. His eye pierceth the secrets of every heart, and He remembereth them for ever...”
 Akhenaton - “Behold the vain man, and observe the arrogant he clotheth himself in rich attire, he walketh in the public street, he casteth round his eyes, and courteth observation. He tosseth up his head, and overlooketh the poor he treateth his inferiors with insolence, his superiors in return look down on his pride and folly with laughter.”
 Akhenaton - “Labour not after riches first, and think thou afterwards wilt enjoy them. He who neglecteth the present moment, throweth away all that he hath. As the arrow passeth through the heart, while the warrior knew not that it was coming so shall his life be taken away before he knoweth that he hath it.”
 Akhenaton - “Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.”
 Akhenaton - “Honor is the inner garment of the Soul the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.”
 Akhenaton - “As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.”
 Akhenaton - “As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.”
 Akhenaton - “As the rose breatheth sweetness from its own nature, so the heart of a benevolent man produceth good works.”
 Akhenaton - “As the shadow waiteth on the substance, even so true honour attendeth upon goodness.”
 Akhenaton - “As the tempest and the thunder affect not the sun or the stars, but spend their fury on stones and trees below so injuries ascend not to the soul of the great, but waste themselves on such as are those who offer them.”
 Akhenaton - “Attribute not the good actions of another to bad causes thou canst not know his heart but the world will know by this that thine is full of envy.”
 Akhenaton - “As the ocean giveth rise to springs, whose water return again into its bosom through the rivers, so runneth thy life force from the heart outwards, And so returneth into its place again.”
 Akhenaton - “Be not deceived with fair pretences, nor suppose that sorrow healeth misfortune. It is a poison under the color of a remedy while it pretendeth to draw the arrow from thy Breast, lo, it plungeth it into thine heart.”
 Akhenaton - “Be always more ready to forgive, than to return an injury he that watches for an opportunity of revenge, lieth in wait against himself, and draweth down mischief on his own head.”
 Akhenaton - “As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.”
 Akhenaton - “As joy is not without its alloy of pain, so neither is sorrow without its portion of pleasure.”
 Akhenaton - “As a plain garment best adorneth a beautiful woman, so a decent behavior is the best ornament of inner wisdom.”

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