Who is blind, dumb and deaf will live a peaceful life of a hundred years.
The teachings of elegant sayings should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, any price will be paid.
If you are truly persevering in virtue, what is the place of a haughty attitude? The cow which has no milk will not be purchased, even though equipped with a pleasant-sounding bell.
A highly learned man has two sources of happiness: Either he abandons all earthly interests or else he possesses much which could be abandoned.