A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
The object of the superior man is truth.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Happiness exist when you don't know a thing
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.