Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire.
Quote by Confucius
To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity...
I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honours depend upon heaven.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the...
It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
People with virtue must speak out; People who speak are not all virtuous.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
Failure is not an option.
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are...
He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.
Study the past, if you would divine the future.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you...
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Compassion can drive us to do amazing things and give us perspective.
Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy. Compassion is...
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better...
He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books