The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
Quote by Confucius
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war
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To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
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Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in...
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
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Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
To love a thing means wanting it to live.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
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The cautious seldom err.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.