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Hamlet Act 1 scene 1-4

Most of the advice Polonius gives Laertes concerns etiquette and ways to make a good impression on other people. Name the precept from Polonius's farewell speech to his son that seems to contain the best advice on how to be a good person rather than look like a successful person.

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    This is the most important, in my opinion.

    "This above all: to thine own self be true,

    And it must follow, as the night the day,

    Thou canst not then be false to any man."

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