It is goodness that gives to a neighborhood its beauty. One who is free to choose, yet does not prefer to dwell among the good - how can he be accorded the name of wise?
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
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 bitterest.
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.
Silence is a friend who will never betray.
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