Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
You do not understand even life. How can you understand death?
Source: The Analects
It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.
The man of wisdom is never in two minds about right and wrong; the man of benevolence never worries about the future; the man of courage is never afraid.
In a hamlet of ten households, there are bound to be those who are my equal in doing their best for others and in being trustworthy in what they say, but they are unlikely to be as eager to learn as I am.
The master said, 'Quietly to store up knowledge in my mind, to learn without flagging, to teach without growing weary, these present me with no difficulties.'
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
If my mind is not engaged in my worship, it is as though I worshipped not.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
To have faults and to be making no effort to amend them is to have faults indeed!
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