When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.
Make fair agreements and stick to them.
Straightforwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness.
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.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Learning without thought is labor lost; and thought without learning is perilous.
The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness; who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life; and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man.
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.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
To lead an uninstructed people to war is to throw them away
Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.