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 Benjamin Franklin's Thirteen Virtues

Benjamin Franklin's Thirteen Virtues

Added by ReeseTee

1. TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling conversation.
3. ORDER. Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time.
4. RESOLUTION. Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
5. FRUGALITY. Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i.e., waste nothing.
6. INDUSTRY. Lose no time; be always employ’d in something useful;... Read more...











 How To Keep Young, by Satchel Paige

How To Keep Young, by Satchel Paige

Added by John

1. Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood.
2. If you stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.
3. Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move.
4. Go very light on the vices, such as carrying on in society. The social ramble ain't restful.
5. Avoid running at all times.
6. Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.




 A list of 25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow

A list of 25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow

Added by John

EFF founder and Grateful Dead lyricism John Perry Barlow wrote this on "around 2 am on October 3, 1977, " when he turned 30. More here and here.




The Ten Commandments

Added by John

aka The Decalogue. I only recently discovered that they are apparently an abbreviated version of the 613 commandments contained in the Old Testament Law.




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