Famous Quotes from ...

Confucius



    Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.

    view

    The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

    view

    The cautious seldom err.

    view

    The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

    view

    The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

    view

    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.

    view

    When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

    view

    Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

    view

    Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.

    view

    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.

    view

    Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

    view

    Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

    view

    If we don't know life, how can we know death?

    view

    Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.

    view

    Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it

    view

    Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.

    view

    Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one's whole life? Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such: Do not unto others what you would not they should do unto you.

    view

    The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

    view

    The man of upright life is obeyed before he speaks

    view

    Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them

    view

    When nature exceeds culture, we have the rustic. When culture exceeds nature then we the pedant.

    view

    Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?

    view

    Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.

    view

    Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without

    view

    Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

    view

    Love is like a spice. It can sweeten your life - however, it can spoil it, too"

    view

    place where man laughs, sings, picks flowers, chases butterflies and pets birds, makes love with maidens, and plays with children. Here he spontaneously reveals his nature, the base as well as the noble. Here also he buries his sorrows and difficulties and cherishes his ideals and hopes. It is in the garden that men discover themselves. Indeed one discovers not only his real self but also his ideal self?he returns to his youth. Inevitably the garden is made the scene of man's merriment, escapades, romantic abandonment, spiritual awakening or the perfection of his finer self.

    view

    It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.

    view

    Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.

    view

    To love a thing means wanting it to live

    view

    It is the law of nature that woman should be held under the dominance of man

    view