Ignorance is the night of the mind, a night without moon or star.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
The gentleman holds justice to be of highest importance. If a gentleman has courage but neglects justice, he becomes insurgent. If an inferior man has courage but neglects justice, he becomes a thief.
Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life.
The gentleman is calm and at ease. The gentleman is dignified but not proud; the small man is proud but not dignified.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Heaven means to be one with God.
Yu, shall I teach you what knowledge is? When you know a thing, to recognize that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to recognize that you do not know it. That is knowledge.
You can cheat an honest man but not make a fool out of him.
If a man is not good, what has he to do with the rules of propriety? If he is not good, what has he to do with music?
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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