The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
In antiquity men studied for their own sake; nowadays men study for the sake of impressing others.
If I do not participate in the sacrifice, it is as if I did not sacrifice at all.
To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage.
Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
In vain I have looked for a single man capable of seeing his own faults and bringing the charge home against himself.
He that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success comes only later.
He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
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