Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
In antiquity men studied for their own sake; nowadays men study for the sake of impressing others.
Do not worry about not holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
It is better not to proceed at all than to proceed without purpose.
If you would one day renovate yourself, do so from day to day.
One who is by nature daring and is suffering from poverty will not long be law-abiding. Indeed, any men, save those that are truly good, if their sufferings are very great, will be likely to rebel.
The rich fool is like a pig that is choked by its own fat.
How transcendent is the virtue of the middle conduct! Rare for a long time has been its practice among the people.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
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