When at leisure do not let precious times slip idly by. You will discover the great value of such advice in your busy days. In times of tranquility do not forget to improve yourself. You will see the importance of this when you get down to work. If you can resist all temptations when you are alone, your behavior in public will be impeccable.
Make good use of time and endeavor to learn something while at leisure; thus one will benefit from doing so when busy. Get preparations in advance while at ease; thus one will be master of the situation in case of action. Be not involved in wicked events upon the sly; thus one will be respected on public occasions.
Seize time when idle, and you will benefit when busy; live fully when at leisure, and you will benefit when in haste; be open and aboveboard in private, and you will benefit in public.