Philosophy

Vegetarian Ideal


Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn

COMPASSION

Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer

3/22/2013

Quotes: Confucious


Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius


The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. 
Confucius


It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Confucius


Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself! 
Confucius


It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. 
Confucius


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


Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. 
Confucius


Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. 
Confucius
 

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. 
Confucius
 
 I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being. 
Confucius 


Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Confucius


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


The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. 
Confucius


Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
Confucius


If we don’t know life, how can we know death?
Confucius


To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. 
Confucius
 
To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. 
Confucius


 The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. 
Confucius


He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
 Confucius


The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Confucius


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


When anger rises, think of the consequences. 
Confucius

 
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. 
Confucius


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


They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius


Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
Confucius


And remember, no matter where you go, there you are. 
Confucius


To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
Confucius


Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.
Confucius


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

 No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.
Confucius


 Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
Confucius


Heaven means to be one with God. 
Confucius
   



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