Prefer sympathy to money.
Prefer justice to sympathy.
Prefer reputation to life.
Prefer conscience to reputation.
Real friends help when you are poor or sick.
True friends stay with you in adversity.
Whether you advance or retreat, do it the right way.
Gain and loss follow the law of causality.
Be grateful to past causes and conditions
and cherish their fruit in your present life.
Build up causes and conditions in your present life
to nurture the fruit of your future life.
Truth comes from awakening the mind.
Kindness comes from consideration.
Good temperament comes from wisdom.
Beauty comes from compassion.