The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Quote by Confucius
Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their...
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it...
When anger rises, think of the consequences
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by...
Love is the expression of simplicity in emotion, the unattainable longing that comes so unexpectedly,...
If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near...
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he...
It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little;...
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see...
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in...
He who knows himself knows others.