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
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
It is better to play than do nothing
Heaven means to be one with God.
Make fair agreements and stick to them
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom...
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must...
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of...
Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.
Good friends are like stars.... You don't always see them, but you know they are...
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.