Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
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.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
Study the past if you would define the future.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Time flows away like the water in the river.
To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.
To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.
To see what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
You cannot open a book without learning something.