To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. —Confucius

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To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

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Jean from Indianapolis, IN. OCTOBER 20, 2016
These are very important to consider and practise if we care to help others

Anonymous JUNE 26, 2015
Beautifully stated.


Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it. —Sir Winston Churchill
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.  —Franklin D. Roosevelt
This is the art of courage: to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good. —Victoria Lincoln
If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great. —Tom Hanks
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. —Hamilton Wright Mabie
What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn't want to go anywhere else. —Hal Boyle
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. —Edwin Land
Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls. —Mother Teresa
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. —Marcel Proust
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope. —Maya Angelou
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. —Pablo Picasso
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. —Les Brown
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. —Napoleon Hill
If everyone helps to hold up the sky, then one person does not become tired. —Dr. Askhari Johnson Hodari
No two leaves are alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. —Golda Meir

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