The most poignant quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
Confucius (551~479 B.C.)
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall
Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing. Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.
The nobler sort of man emphasizes the good qualities in others, and does not accentuate the bad. The inferior does the reverse.
The superior man bends his attention to what is radical. That being established, all practical courses naturally grow up.
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.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.