It is not the failure of others to
appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your
failure to appreciate theirs.
Do not impose on others what you yourself
do not desire.
Tsze-Kung asked, saying, 'Is there one
word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's
The Master said, "Is not Reciprocity such a word? What you do not want
done to yourself, do not do to others."
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
It is only the benevolent man who is
capable of liking or disliking other men.
A youth is to be regarded with respect.
How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?