1. Councils of war never fight.
2. Counsel after action is like rain after harvest.
3. Counsel must be followed, not praised.
4. Count not your chickens before they are hatched.
5. Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.
6. Comparisons are odious.
7. Confession is the first step to repentance.
8. Confidence of success is almost success.
9. Business may be troublesome, but idleness is pernicious.
10. Business neglected is business lost.
11. Business sweetens pleasure, and labour sweetens rest.