Wisdom from Polonius
Henry David Thoreau
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by an epaulet I could have worn.
In what concerns you much, do not think that you have companions: know that you are alone in the world.
My friend is one . . . who take me for what I am.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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