The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
If we don’t know life, how can we know death?
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.
He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Cultivate the root; the leaves and branches will take care of themselves.
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.