7 Avoid victories over higher. Win - then call the irreducible yazn, defeat is his master - is unwise, and even dangerous. Excellency hodstvo hateful, much less personages prevoskhoditelnym. Who is high, wants to reign in the highest. Their Excellencies pleasing to help, and no superiority, they want the council to seem just a reminder that is forgotten and not explain the fact that they do not understand.
8 The mastery of his passions - the highest property greatness of spirit. The very spirit of the hill shields the alien to lowland influences. There is no higher power than the power on himself, on his passions than pobe- yes over their willfulness. And if the passion still flood the personality, not yes- Vat access to her dignity, much less high: Here's a decent way to avoid Sorry, that's the shortest way to the fine reputation.
9 Get rid of the disadvantages of your fellow countrymen. Water acquires is good or bad qualities of the soil, in which the jet, and man - from the edge, which will be born. Every nation, even a very enlightened, characteristic of a natural disadvantage, usually alert to its neighbors with a laugh, or with malice. Eradicate, or at least cover these birthmarks spots - no small art: a man praised as an exception to the medium- Director of his countrymen - and that is rare, it is expensive.
10 Happiness and glory. However first impermanent, so the second is unchanged. Then - for this life, this - for post-mortem, it defeats envy, this - oblivion. Wishing happiness, sometimes reach; glory deserve. Thirst repute generates prowess. Glory has always been and continues sister giants, it is - companion extremes: a miracle or a monster, the subject of admiration, tion or disgust.
11 Dealing with those from whom you can learn. Let it be your association with Friends School of knowledge and conversation - exquisitely enjoyable learning: see Friends on both the mentors and seasoned with the benefit of the teachings of pleasure from the conversation. Friendship reasonable mutually beneficial: who says that profit praise of the listener, and who listens, the mind arrives at that. But usually we do about we forget, for vanity overshadows the benefits. A prudent visits famous men, whose house - the lists of valor, and not the abode of vanity. The nobles educated not only the supplied example in word and deed-led ences, but also their close circle form a certain refinement and well-academy- op ponents of manners.
12 Nature and art, and material creation. Even the beauty of the need to help- causeway: even appear beautiful ugliness, if not decorated artificial- tion that removes imperfections and polish dignity. Nature throws at us their fate - will resort to the same art! Without him, and superior on-the- the tour will remain imperfect. Those who have no culture, in fact, and the merits of half. From a man which had not been a good school, always giving coarse- Bost, he had to grind myself, trying to perfection throughout.
13 Act on the basis of intent, then the second, then first. Human Life ka - the fight against human machinations. The trick is fighting, using stratagems intention, never makes what ushers; aims so that confuse, to distract attention subtly threatened and suddenly, where there is no waiting reeks, constantly trying obmorochit. Reveal one decree, that carried rit opponent thought, and then, abruptly turning, attacked by surprise and in bezhdaet. Incisive mind, however, foresees its machinations, watching her izpodtishka, sees contrary to what the claim at the moment learns about- Manna course, waited the attack of the first intent is waiting for a second and even a third. Noticing that it got to the core, insidiousness is redoubling its efforts, using to deceive the very truth. Another game, other techniques - now the trick convent- ditsya in clothing ingenuousness, deceit puts on a mask Chistoserdov. But then comes the observation, guessing the far-sighted goal, whether it's under- cause of light reveals the darkness and lays bare intent, which is the simpler the ka- opinion that is hidden by the forest.
14 The nature and manner. The essence of the case - half the battle, is as essential as 're done. Rudeness hurts everything, even fair and reasonable; peo- beznost all brightens: pozlaschaet "no" sweetening the truth, toasty- Vaeth even aging. In all cases it is important to "like": affability, like Schuler, plays for sure. Bel portarse [courtesy] decorates life with success playing the role of friendship.
15 Have a reasonable aides. The advantage of those in power - the ability to surround yourself with people of outstanding intellect, which they derive from the snares of Geneva- the set in any difficulty for them to win the argument. Have recourse to wise - great property. In this enlightened age - a new kind vladychest- Islands: a servant to pay those whom nature has endowed with excellence. So multi- first you need to know so little given to live, and life without knowledge - not life. Therefore The great art of the one who understands the science without flour, learns much from many to absorb the wisdom of all. Speaking at the council, he said one of many, in the words of its broadcast all the sages of antiquity, at the cost of someone else's sweat it Oracle finds glory. Wise assistants will select the best of all the sciences and he will present the quintessence of knowledge. And who has the power to keep the wisdom of the at itself in the service, let him seek it in a circle of friends.