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Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
What you do not want done to yourself do not do to others.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
The Master said, “A true gentleman is one who has set his heart upon the Way. A fellow who is ashamed merely of shabby clothing or modest meals is not even worth conversing with.”(Analects 4.9)
The Master said, “If your conduct is determined solely by considerations of profit you will arouse great resentment.
The Master said, “The gentleman understands what is right, whereas the petty man understands profit.”(Analects 4.16)
Words are the voice of the heart.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
The Master said, “The gentleman does not serve as a vessel.”(Analects 2.12)
The gentleman understands what is moral. The small man understands what is profitable.
If you look at their intentions, examine their motives, and scrutinize what brings them contentment – how can people hide who they are? How can they hide who they really are?
To lead an untrained people to war is to throw them away.
Don’t grieve when people fail to recognize your ability. Grieve for your lack of ability instead.
Ji Wenzi always thought thrice before acting. Hearing this the Master said, "Twice is enough.
The Master is cordial yet stern, awe-inspiring yet not fierce and respectful yet at ease.
The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
In following the Way, the noble-minded treasure three things: a manner free of violence and arrogance, a countenance full of sincerity and trust, a voice free of vulgarity and impropriety.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of man.
He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.
If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The gentleman does not promote people merely on the basis of their words, nor does he reject words merely because of the person who uttered them.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
In worthy teaching, all things are related.
There is nothing more real than what cannot be seen and there is nothing more certain than what cannot be heard.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
The Man who says he can, and the man who says he can not.. Are both correct
To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
A gentleman is not a pot.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
If a craftsman wants to do good work, he must first sharpen his tools.
Time flows away like the water in the river.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
How can you love people without encouraging them? And how can you be loyal to people without educating them.
Think of tomorrow, the past can't be mended.
I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.