Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
Silence is a friend who will never betray.
In the Book of Poetry there are three hundred poems, but the meaning of all of them may be put in a single sentence: Have no debasing thoughts.
A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife.
Study the past if you would divine the future.
The man of upright life is obeyed before he speaks.
Virtue is not solitary; it is bound to have neighbors.
If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand
It is the law of nature that woman should be held under the dominance of man