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"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Motivation & Goals 4.7 avg (194 votes)
"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions." Talking 4.3 avg (15 votes)
"Ability will never catch up with the demand for it." Miscellaneous 4.1 avg (9 votes)
"An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger." Government 4.1 avg (13 votes)
"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without." Miscellaneous 4.3 avg (12 votes)
"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." Wisdom 4.8 avg (48 votes)
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." Work 4.8 avg (76 votes)
"Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven." Money 4.0 avg (5 votes)
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." Beauty 4.9 avg (51 votes)
"He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger." Education, Thinking 4.4 avg (12 votes)
"I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep, for my shadow in the pool can do better than that." Friendship 4.6 avg (30 votes)
"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (139 votes)
"Learning without thought is labor lost." Education, Thinking 4.1 avg (13 votes)
"To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice." Morality 3.8 avg (19 votes)
"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." Miscellaneous 4.3 avg (19 votes)


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