1. TEMPERANCE. Eat
not to dullness; drink not to elevation.
2. SILENCE. Speak
not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid trifling
3. ORDER. Let all your
things have their places; let each part of your business have its
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.
6. INDUSTRY. Lose no
time; be always employ'd in something useful; cut off all
7. SINCERITY. Use no
hurtful deceit; think innocently and justly, and,
if you speak, speak accordingly.
Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that
are your duty.
9. MODERATION. Avoid
extreams; forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they
Tolerate no uncleanliness in body, cloaths, or habitation.
11. TRANQUILLITY. Be not
disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
CHASTITY. Rarely use venery
but for health or offspring, never to dullness,
weakness, or the injury of your own or another's peace or
13. HUMILITY. Imitate
Jesus and Socrates.