Forget injuries; never forget kindness.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Kaeru
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.
Source: Confucius Quotes
Contributed by: jdp
Tzu-kung asked, 'Is there a single word which can be a guide to conduct throughout one's life?' The Master said, 'It is perhaps the word 'shu.' Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
Source: The Analects
Contributed by: Zaady
Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
Even when walking in the company of two other men, I am bound to be able to learn from them. The good points of the one I copy; the bad points of the other I correct in myself.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
The Three Armies can be deprived of their commanding officer, but even a common man cannot be deprived of his purpose.
As in the case of making a mound, if, before the very last basketful, I stop, then I shall have stopped. As in the case of leveling the ground, if, though tipping only one basketful, I am going forward, then I shall be making progress.
Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?
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