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.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
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.
Death and life have their determined appointments riches and honors depend upon heaven.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Heaven means to be one with God.
I will not be concerned at other men’s not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability.
If we don’t know life, how can we know death?
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve and bad things are very easy to get.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Learning without thought is labor lost thought without learning is perilous.