Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
Their persons being cultivated, their families were regulated. Their families being regulated, their states were rightly governed. Their states being rightly governed, the whole kingdom was made tranquil and happy.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Insecurity is worse than poverty.
The one who teaches is the giver of eyes.