Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders.
There's a mess inside you:
You clean the outside.
self-awareness v- Self-Awareness
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
books dogs friends humor Humor
Life... is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangey-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have half a one for breakfast.
All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told:
Many a man his life hath sold
But my outside to behold:
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.
Any Box Encouraging Enthusiastic Evidence