The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
No one will tell a tale of scandal, except to him who loves to hear it. Learn, then, to check and rebuke the detracting tongue, by showing that you do not listen to it but with displeasure.
Let us learn upon earth, those things which can prepare us for heaven.
How great the dignity of the soul, since each one has from its birth an angel commissioned to guard it.
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