By all means use sometimes to be alone. Salute thyself: see what thy soul doth wear. Dare to look in thy chest; for ‘Tis thine own: And tumble up and down what thou findst there. Who cannot rest till he good fellows find, he breaks up house, turns out of doors his mind.
Topics: Solitude, Self-Discovery, Self-improvement
Sum up at night what thou hast done by day, and in the morning what thou hast to do. — Dress and undress thy soul; mark the decay and growth of it. — If with thy watch, that too be down, then wind up both; since we shall be most surely judged, make thine accounts agree.
Topics: Self-Knowledge, Reflection
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