By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.
Quote by Confucius
If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if...
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed...
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is...
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
People with virtue must speak out; People who speak are not all virtuous.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of...
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do...
Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
Tsze-Kung asked, Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for...
Study the past if you would divine the future
How things look on the outside of us depends on how things are on the...
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The main object of conciliation lies in reaching a solution to a case based upon...
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.