In the morning, hear the Way; in the evening, die content!
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Source: The Analects, book 4
Contributed by: Zaady
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?
One who has accumulated virtue will certainly also possess eloquence; but he who has eloquence doe not necessarily possess virtue.
The end of the day is near when small men make long shadows.
To know it is not as good as to love it, and to love it is not as good as to take delight in it.
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others
There are three marks of a superior man: being virtuous, he is free from anxiety; being wise, he is free from perplexity; being brave, he is free from fear.
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