What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
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.
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.
Confucius Inspirational quotes ⇑
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.
All Confucius quotes ⇑
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
An orchid in a deep forest sends out its fragrance even if no one is around to appreciate it.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.