This is a little kernal of wisdom “brought to you by GE”, rather than an ordinary commercial.
I’ve been reading some of Thomas Jefferson, and came across this.
The Practical Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson
aka “A Decalogue of Canons for Observation in Practical Life” (original title)
I found that, given the way the people of that time spoke and wrote, it takes a bit of time to ponder each one, to have it sink in. But its all very good advice.
No wonder the guy was the one who was asked to write the Declaration of Independence.
More quotes by him, and other information about Thomas Jefferson and his life, can be found at monticello.org.