The gentleman can see a question from all sides without bias. The small man is biased and can see a question only from one side.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.
A good man does not worry about not being known by others, but rather is concerned about not knowing them.
A knight whose heart is set upon the Way, but who is ashamed of wearing shabby clothes and eating coarse food, is not worth calling into counsel.
Our headstrong passions shut the door of our souls against God.
Study the past if you would divine the future.
The superior man is distressed by the limitation of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability he has.
Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
He who remembers from day to day what he has yet to learn, and from month to month what he has learned already, may be said to have a love of learning.
The palest ink is better than the most retentive memory.
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