Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.
Some suggestions for you :
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live.
Here is a man whose life and actions the world has already condemned - yet whose enormous fortune...has already brought him acquittal!
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
Every man's reputation proceeds from those of his own household.
It is the character of a brave and resolute man not to be ruffled by adversity and not to desert his post.
The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone else his due.
Avoid any specific discussion of public policy at public meetings.
There is also a tradition about Socrates. He liked walking, it is recorded, until a late hour of the evening, and when someone asked him why he did this he said he was trying to work up an appetite for his dinner.