The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Quote by Confucius
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes...
Study the past if you would divine the future
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is...
The man of wisdom has no perplexity; the man of humanity has no worry; the...
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bent arm for a...
Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.
He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.
People with virtue must speak out; People who speak are not all virtuous.
It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven't been willing to try
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When...
Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in...
There are two persons in the world we never see as they are, one's self...
If any speak ill of thee, fly home to thy own conscience and examine thy...