When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.
The Master said, At fifteen I set my heart upon learning. At thirty, I had planted my feet firm upon the ground. At forty, I no longer suffered from perplexities. At fifty, I knew what were the biddings of Heaven. At sixty, I heard them with docile ear. At seventy, I could follow the dictates...
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Wenn man noch nicht das Leben kennt, wie sollte man den Tod kennen.
Omul care nu se g ndeste sau nu prevede lucrurile îndepartate are necazuri aproape
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.
The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?
If names be not correct, language is not in accordance with the truth of things.
What can a man do with music who is not benevolent?
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.
The gentleman does not serve as a vessel.”(Analects 2.12)
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous.
To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.
Writing cannot express all words, words cannot encompass all ideas.
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.
You can force the people to obey; you cannot force them to understand.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Wo ein Gebildeter weilt, kann keine Rohheit aufkommen.
Lernen und nicht denken ist nichtig, denken und nicht lernen ist ermüdend.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.