1. Never does mind need more careful and attentive guidance than when reading books.
2. No one has managed to be so cunning as to hide that trait.
3. The one who dislikes the child has no right to punish him.
4. No man can be forced to be rich or healthful whether he will or no.
5. True courage is expressed in a calm composure and imperturbable fulfillment of your duties despite any troubles.
6. Hardly there is anything more necessary for awareness, serenity and the success of any business than being the steward of one’s thoughts.
7. The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will begin to be one.
8. Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues; and without courage a man will scarce keep steady to his duty, and fill up the character of a truly worthy man.
9. Gymnastics lengthens a person’s youth.
10. The tutor must show a desire to inform himself in the customs, manners, laws, vagaries and dodges of the time and the country he is in. These he should be able to show to his pupil, as he finds him capable; teach him skill in men, and their manners; pull off the mask...