Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known.
Quote by Confucius
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are...
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom...
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little;...
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Study the past if you would divine the future
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
When anger rises, think of the consequences
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of...
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes...
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
I do not want a friend Who smiles when I smile Who weeps when I...
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...