-Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
-Don’t live in a town where there are no doctors.
-Make sure to be in with your equals if you’re going to fall out with your superiors.
-Don’t be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don’t be bitter, lest you be spewed out.
-He that can’t endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
-Rejoice not at thine enemy’s fall – but don’t rush to pick him up either.
-Worries go down better with soup than without.