With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bent arm for a pillow -- I have still joy in the midst of all these things.
Quote by Confucius
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife.
The object of the superior man is truth.
He who requires much from himself and little from others, will keep himself from being...
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the...
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their...
Make fair agreements and stick to them
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust...
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A...
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without
It is better to play than do nothing
To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the...
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort
When anger rises, think of the consequences
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Anger is just a cowardly extension of sadness. It's a lot easier to be angry...
Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward...