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
Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they are obtained in the right...
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He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not...
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom...
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see...
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess...
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bent arm for a...
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven't been willing to try
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.