It is a rare thing for friends to speak up unasked and give advice of their own accord. Such actions are courageous and particularly worthy as they risk rejection and criticism, even endangering friendship – it is an especially valuable act of friendship.

On learning

Those who learn, striving and incomplete retain their modesty. Those who do not want to learn, bellowing and bluffing remain frustrated.

On Decisions

Decisions mature Like trees, people and animals. Patience and care bear the most beautiful fruits. The first decision counts, the first “no”. If one is weak the first time one tends to be weak in the future.