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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
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To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
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It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
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To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
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Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
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To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
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Have no friends not equal to yourself.
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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
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To be with God.
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Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
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When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
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He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
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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.
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When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
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Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
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In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
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To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
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Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
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I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
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When things are investigated, then true knowledge is achieved; when true knowledge is achieved, then the will becomes sincere; when the will is sincere, then the heart is set right ; when the heart is set right, then the personal life is cultivated; when the personal life is cultivated, then the family life is regulated; when the family life is regulated, then the national life is orderly; and when the national life is orderly, then there is peace in this world.
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What you do not want others to do to you, do not do to others.
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It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
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The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
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The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, I shall today be uppermost.
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When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.
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A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
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Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.
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To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
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To love a thing means wanting it to live.
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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
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The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.
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The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
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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.
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Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not to others what thou wouldn't not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.
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To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
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The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.
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We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
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The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
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The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
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A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
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Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.
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Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
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The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
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