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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

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Study the past, if you would divine the future.

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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

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Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

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The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.

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When anger rises, think of the consequences.

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I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me I will be concerned at my own want of ability.

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The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

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The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest success only comes later.

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When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

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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.

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An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.

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The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.

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We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

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To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage, or of principle.

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