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.
Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself; i. e., waste nothing.
Lose no time; be always employ'd in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions.”