Virtues YOU should live by. Me? I live in a basement, remember?
Posted by tennisplanet on February 22, 2008
-Temperance: Eat not to dullness, drink not to elevation.
-Silence: Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself. Avoid trifling conversation.
-Order: Let all your things have their places. Let each part of your business have its time.
-Resolution: Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.
-Frugality: Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself i.e. waste nothing.
-Industry: Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut all unnecessary actions.
-Sincerity: Use no hurtful deceit. Think innocently and justly. And if you speak, speak accordingly.
-Justice: Wrong none by doing injuries or omitting the benefits that are your duty.
-Moderation: Avoid extremes. Forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
-Cleanliness: Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, in clothes????, or habitation???
-Tranquility: Be not be disturbed at trifles or at accidents common or unavoidable.
-Chastity: Use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness or injury to your own or another’s reputation.