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.


True grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done. No moral man can have peace of mind if he leaves undone what he knows he should have done. —John Wayne
It is easier to reach our potential when we learn the value of including others in our quest. —John R. Wooden
This above all-to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as night follows day, thou canst not then be false to any man. —William Shakespeare
Freedom is never given; it is won. —A. Phiilip Randolph
A leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. —Beth Revis
Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit. —Edward Abbey
Always reward your long hours of labor surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success. —Og Mandino
As you grow up, always tell the truth, do no harm to others, and don’t think you are the most important being on earth. Rich or poor, you then can look anyone in the eye and say, ‘I’m probably no better than you, but I’m certainly your equal. —Harper Lee
The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around... Throughout history, tender loving care has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing. —Dr. Larry Dossey, M.D.
One kind word can warm three winter months. —Japanese Proverb
Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other. —Joseph Addison
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! —Theodor Seuss Geisel
It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts! —Adlai E. Stevenson
Don’t be afraid to expand yourself, to step out of your comfort zone. That’s where the joy and the adventure lie. —Herbie Hancock
Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.  —Theodore Roosevelt
Your body is the harp of your soul and it is yours to bring forth sweet music from it or confused sounds. —Kahlil Gilbran

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