Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Quote by Confucius
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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.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
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.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing meI will be concerned at my own want of ability.
In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
With reality TV, sometimes it's amazing chemistry and you get these gems that turn out to be everything you hoped, and the camera loves them and they just blossom on the show. And then sometimes it's not all you envision.
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
The contrasts between what is spent today to educate a child in the poorest New York City neighborhoods, where teacher salaries are often even lower than the city averages, and spending levels in the wealthiest suburban areas are daunting challenges to any hope New Yorkers might retain that even semblances of fairness still prevail.
I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn't have had more obstacles.
In seeking wisdom thou art wise in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
Jordan has a strange, haunting beauty and a sense of timelessness. Dotted with the ruins of empires once great, it is the last resort of yesterday in the world of tomorrow. I love every inch of it.
I know enough about European politics to know you've got a lot of crazy people who make their way onto the ballot.
You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success.
When I came into office, people said, 'Billionaire? How do they live? What do they eat? How do they sleep?' Today, they see me on the subway coming uptown. A couple of people say hi, some people smile and nod. Some people just sleep. It's not an issue.