To conceal resentment against a person, and appear friendly with him;— Tso Ch'iu-ming was ashamed of such conduct.
The superior man has a dignified ease without pride. The mean man has pride without a dignified ease.
To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
Fix your mind on truth, hold firm to virtue, rely on loving kindness, and find your recreation in the Arts.
Knowledge is merely brilliance in organization of ideas and not wisdom. The truly wise person goes beyond knowledge.
Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.