The second year of this pandemic is coming to an end and if you are reading this, you are still alive having avoided death by the pandemic, death by the police and if you are a Kenyan death by a myriad of things from flash floods to hunger depending on where you live or how well you pray to the different gods. But before we get to the business of this post, I take this great opportunity to wish you all a happy and cheerful holiday season. Stay alive!
Leisure is the most valuable of possessions
There is only one good, knowledge; and one only evil, ignorance.
Riches and high birth have nothing estimable in them, on the contrary, they are wholly evil.
On why he was learning to play the lyre, he said, it was not absurd to learn anything that one did not know.
Those who bought things out of season at an extravagant price did not expect to live till the proper season for them.
What was the virtue of a young man? ‘To avoid excess in everything.’
Should one marry or not? Whichever you do, you will repent it, was his advice.
Young man, keep constantly looking at the mirror, for if you are handsome, you might worthy of the beauty, and if ugly, you might conceal the unsightly appearance by their accomplishments.