Health is the most precious gain and contentment the greatest wealth. A trustworthy friend the best kinsman, and peace the highest bliss.
When one understands that they cause some of their own suffering needlessly, then they can look for the causes in their own life and root them out.
Speak the truth, yield not to anger, when asked give even if you only have a little. By these three means can one reach the presence of the gods.
An evil deed better left undone, for such a deed torments one afterwards. But a good deed is better done, doing which one repents not later.
Easily seen is the fault of others, but one's own fault is difficult to see. Like leaving their faults out in the open while hiding your own, even as a crafty fowler hides behind sham branches.
If for company you find a wise and prudent friend who leads a good life, you should, overcoming all impediments, keep their company joyously and mindfully.