When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Quote by Confucius
Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north...
Learning without reflection is a waste, reflection without learning is dangerous.
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near...
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country...
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if...
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Silence is a friend who will never betray
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Study the past if you would divine the future
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When...
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
Love, in distinction from friendship, is killed, or rather extinguished, the moment it is displayed...
Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy.
Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless...