Chinese Quotes: Confucius and Various Authors
When considering the nature of things, a variety of historical figures are cited as influential. While many of them have merit, Confucius stands alone.
Let's put our heads together for the benefit of all.
I'd rather die for speaking out,
than to live and be silent.
Black cat or white cat: If it can catch mice, it's a good cat.
Rise and fall of a nation rests with every one of its citizens.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true
wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true
power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.
To know you have enough is to be rich.
When spring comes the grass grows by itself.
Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.