Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Quote by Confucius
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Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
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.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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.
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition in the popular defense of the family or in popular attitudes regarding abortion, crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
I'm not into politics but I am committed to a cause: ensuring design technology and engineering stays on the U.K. curriculum, alongside science and maths - grounding abstract theory, merging the practical with the academic.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
Politics is the reflex of the business and industrial world.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.
Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom.
The giving of love is an education in itself.