In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
Quote by Confucius
People with virtue must speak out; People who speak are not all virtuous.
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by...
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Accept the past for what it was. Acknowledge the present for what it is. Anticipate...
I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent...
When the student is ready, the master appears.