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To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.

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Confucius

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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    pouvoir en toutes circonstances pratiquer cinq choses constitue la vertu parfaite ; ces cinq choses sont la gravité, la générosité d'âme, la sincérité, le sérieux et la gentillesse.

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