There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
Quote by Confucius
Silence is a friend who will never betray
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes...
Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it
Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you...
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my...
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not...
It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife.
To be wrong is nothing unless you continue to remember it
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country...
Study the past if you would divine the future
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north...
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see...
Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are...
My age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.
No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but...
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.