A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.
It is wisest to be impartial. If you have health, but are attached to it, you will always be afraid of losing it. And if you fear that loss, but become ill, you will suffer. Why not remain forever joyful in the Self?
The most important thing when ill is to never lose heart.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
Shakespeare often writes so ill that you hesitate to believe he could ever write supremely well; or, if this way of putting it seem indecorous and abominable, he very often writes so well that you are loth to believe he could ever have written thus extremely ill.