Things that are done it is needless to speak about...things that are past it is needless to blame.



Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: Chinese

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The cautious seldom err.

The superior man...does not set his mind either for anything or against anything what is right he will follow.

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.

Don't worry if you have no position: worry about making yourself worthy of one. Don't worry if you aren't known and admired: devote yourself to a life that deserves admiration.

If names be not correct, language is not in accordance with the truth of things. If language be not in accordance with the truth of things, affairs cannot be carried on to success. When affairs cannot be carried on to success, proprieties and music do not flourish.

With coarse grain to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow: I still have joy in the midst of these things.

The Master said, The gentleman does not serve as a vessel.

The wise are free from perplexities; the virtuous from anxiety; and the bold from fear.

If there were an honorable way to get rich, I'd do it, even if it meant being a stooge standing around with a whip. But there isn't an honorable way, so I just do what I like.

He who will not economize will have to agonize.

That a man lives is because he is straight. That a man who dupes others survives is because he has been fortunate enough to be spared.

The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

The noble minded act before speak, then they speak according to their actions.

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.