If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character.If there is beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home.If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nations.When there is order in the nations, there will peace in the world.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.
Al cielo non chiedo altro che una casa piena di libri e un giardino pieno di fiori
Aquellos de espíritu superior entienden la justicia. Los ordinarios, el beneficio.
Vergiss Kränkungen, doch Vergiss Freundlichkeiten nie.
Where words lose their meaning, people lose their lives.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
A common man marvels at uncommon things. A wise man marvels at the commonplace.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
Wenn man noch nicht den Menschen dienen kann, wie sollte man den Geistern dienen können?
Lead the people with administrative injunctions and put them in their place with penal law, and they will avoid punishments but will be without a sense of shame. Lead them with excellence and put them in their place through roles and ritual practices, and in addition to developing a sense of shame, they will order...
Treue gegen sich selbst und Gütigkeit gegen Andere: Darin ist alles befasst.
I am not concerned that I am not known; I seek to be worthy to be known.
For this reason the gentleman will employ a man on a distant mission and observe his degree of loyalty, will employ him close at hand and observe his degree of respect. He will hand him troublesome affairs and observe how well he manages them, will suddenly ask his advice and observe how wisely he answers....
If your desire is for good, the people will be good.
The Master said, “I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or onewho hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue, would esteemnothing above it. He who hated what is not virtuous, would practicevirtue in such a way that he would not allow anything that is notvirtuous to approach his person.”Is any one...