To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
Quote by Confucius
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles
Tsze-Kung asked, Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for...
Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
Study the past if you would divine the future
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little;...
Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their...
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
You cannot open a book without learning something.