A gentleman is ashamed to let his words outrun his deeds.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
The gentleman prefers to be slow in word but diligent in action.
A good man will certainly also possess courage; but a brave man is not necessarily good.
To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.
A gentleman considers what is right; The vulgar consider what will pay.
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
He who is influenced neither by the soaking in of slander nor by the assault of denunciation may indeed be called enlightened.
Settle one difficulty, and you keep a hundred away.
First and foremost, be faithful to your superiors, keep all promises, refuse the friendship of all who are not like you; and if you have made a mistake, do not be afraid of admitting the fact and amending your ways.
Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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