When you have faults do not fear to abandon them.
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
The wise never doubt. The Humane never worry. The brave never fear.
Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.
If you look at their intentions, examine their motives, and scrutinize what brings them contentment – how can people hide who they are? How can they hide who they really are?
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
The gentleman does not promote people merely on the basis of their words, nor does he reject words merely because of the person who uttered them.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
As the water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it, so a wise man adapts himself to circumstances.