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Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.
The object of the superior man is truth.
When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage, or of principle.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that…
Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself!
To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
Heaven means to be one with God.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
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