The cautious seldom err. Confuciu
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Look not at what is contrary to propriety; listen not to what is contrary to propriety; speak not what is contrary to propriety; make no movement which is contrary to propriety.
Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life.
When a man comes to me, I accept him at his best, not at his worst. Why make so much ado? When a man washes his hands before paying a visit, and you receive him in that clean state, you do not thereby stand surety for his always having been clean in the past.
That a man lives is because he is straight. That a man who dupes others survives is because he has been fortunate enough to be spared.
Wisdom is rooted in watching with affection the way people grow.
Character is the backbone of our human culture. Music is the flowering of character.
To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
If a man is respectful he will not be treated with insolence. If he is tolerant he will win the multitude. If he is trustworthy in his word his fellow man will entrust him with responsibility. If he is quick he will achieve results. if he is generous he will be good enough to be put in a position ov
All the darkness in the world can't put out the light of one candle.
First and foremost, be faithful to your superiors, keep all promises, refuse the friendship of all who are not like you; and if you have made a mistake, do not be afraid of admitting the fact and amending your ways.
Those who break down the dikes will themselves be drowned in the inundation.
One joy dispels a hundred cares.
Let a ruler base his government upon virtuous principles, and he will be like the pole-star, which remains steadfast in its place, while all the host of stars turn towards it
Waste begets self-will; thrift begets meanness: but better be mean than self-willed.
Rotten wood cannot be carved.
Not too isolated, not too many relationships, the middle, that's wisdom.
In teaching there should be no distinction of classes.
I followed my heart without breaking any rules.
When I am with others, they are my teachers. I can select their good points and follow them, and select their bad points and avoid them.
The Master said of Gong Yechang, â€œHe is marriageable. Although he was once imprisoned and branded as a criminal, he was in fact innocent of any crime.â€ The Master gave him his daughter in marriage. (Analects 5.1)
The highest kind of man is the one who does before talking and practices what he professes.
It is better to light one small candle of gratitude than to curse the darkness.
I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.
Men of principle are sure to be bold,but those who are bold may not always be men of principle.
I saw some piglets suckling their dead mother. After a short while they shuddered and went away. They had sensed that she could no longer see them and that she wasn't like them any more. What they loved in their mother wasn't her body, but whatever it was that made her body live.
Baseball is wrong, man with four balls cannot walk
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confuciu