Who was it that said he needed a fulcrum? Give me an unobstructed right-of-way and I'll show them how to move the earth!
A hammer shatters glass but it also forges steel.
Who contains himself goes seldom wrong.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Heaven gives long life to the just and the intelligent.
Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.
Reviewing what you have learned and learning anew, you are fit to be a teacher.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Wisdom is rooted in watching with affection the way people grow.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Wouldst thou know if a people be well governed, or if its laws be good or bad, examine the music it practices.
Tell people - and they may forget... show them - they may remember... but involve them and they will understand.
I could see peace instead of this.
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. Confuciu
Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life.
You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?
The whole end of speech is to be understood.
I used to take on trust a man's deeds after having listened to his words. Now having listened to a man's words I go on to observe his deeds.
The Master said, â€œA true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.â€ (Analects 2.11)