“The superior man cannot be known in little matters, but he may be entrusted with great concerns. The small man may not be entrusted with great concerns, but he may be known in little matters.
“The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.
“The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
“He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
“It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.
“Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.
“Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
“Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
“Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC)
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