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.


As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love - even the most simple action.  —Eckhart Tolle
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. —Earl Nightingale
Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing. —Tony Blair
I just think it's silly to be stingy with compliments. If you see someone and they strike you as beautiful in any way, why not let them know? —Jill Scott
If you really love something, just go ahead and do it. —Joshua Williams
Where hope grows, miracles blossom. —Elna Rae
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity. —John Muir
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. —Les Brown
Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be.  —Sonia Ricotti
Instruction does much, but encouragement everything. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax. —Abraham Lincoln
I know you've heard it a thousand times before, but it's true... hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it. —Ray Bradbury
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection. —Buddha
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. —Anatole France
…find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all. —Robert Louis Stevenson

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