The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.
The funniest people are the saddest ones
What is the good of being ready with the tongue? They who encounter men with smartnesses of speech for the most part procure themselves hatred. I know not whether he be truly virtuous, but why should he show readiness of the tongue?
2.17 The Master said, “You [Zilu], do you know what I have been trying to teach you? To say that you know something when you know it and to say that you do not know something when you do not know it-this is true knowing [zhi].
If you did not do so for the sake of riches,You must have done so for the sake of novelty.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.
Among his own country folk Confucius wore a homely look, like one that has no word to say.
Es mejor encender una vela que maldecir la oscuridad.