He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
Quote by Confucius
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If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Heaven means to be one with God.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them they change and everyone looks up to them.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
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.
The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.
It's not an accident that both my sister and I are writers. Our parents created an accidental Petri dish. My family has great storytellers, and I grew up in a very funny, conversational house and didn't have television. This small family farm was a bubble world that didn't have much to do with reality.
I have been recently diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disease which is an ongoing medical condition that affects my energy level and causes fatigue and joint pain.
Character matters leadership descends from character.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Man is by nature a political animal.
I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge.
One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.
Getting married and starting a family has been a lifelong goal and one that I have persevered through different paths up to it!