A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Quote by Confucius
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
Study the past if you would divine the future
Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous.
Anyone who angers you conquers you
To be in ones own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the...
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are...
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest....
Study the past, if you would divine the future.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Love is the expression of simplicity in emotion, the unattainable longing that comes so unexpectedly,...
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
Never hesitate to ask a lesser person.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.