The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
Quote by Confucius
The object of the superior man is truth.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
He who requires much from himself and little from others, will keep himself from being...
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
To be in ones own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the...
You cannot open a book without learning something.
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you...
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes...
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.
Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house...