Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Man’s nature is evil; goodness is the result of conscious activity.
Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion.
Sacrifices are concerned with the feelings of devotion and longing.
The noble person uses things; the lesser man is used by things.
The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.
A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations, they will struggle and snatch from each other, and inclinations to defer or yield will die.
Pride and excess bring disaster for man.
The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one’s inner power.
If knowledge and foresight are too penetrating and deep, unify them with ease and sincerity.
If you wish to see the thousand years, look at today; if you wish to understand the millionfold, then look at the one or the two.