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 palest ink is better than the most retentive memory.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn, is in great danger.
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
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