POLONIUS: Shame on you—get on board! The wind fills your ship’s sails, and the crew waits for you.
Come, come, I give you my blessing—and a few rules, which you should carve in your memory.
Don’t always say what you’re thinking, and don’t be too quick to act on what you think.
Be friendly, but not over-friendly—
And when you’ve tested your friends and found them to be trustworthy, hold on to them.
Don’t be quick to pick a fight, but once you’re in one, hold your own.
Listen to many people, but speak to few. Hear everyone’s opinion . . .
But reserve your own judgment.