1. Speak ill of no man and speak all good you know of everybody.
2. Don’t complain about the snow on your neighbor’s roof, when your own doorstep is unclean.
3. It is frequently easier to find fault than to find praise. Stop finding faults instead praise.
4. The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
5. Always remember, the deepest urge in human nature is the desire to feel important. Show respect for the other person’s opinions.