Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Universal love is really the way of the sage-kings. It is what gives peace to the rulers and sustenance to the people.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
If a man wish to put his son out of his house, and declare before the judge: “I want to put my son out,” then the judge shall examine into his reasons. If the son be guilty of no great fault, for which he can be rightfully put out, the father shall not put him out.
I feel people will tend toward universal love and mutual aid like fire tending upward and water downwards
The journey of a 1000 miles begins with one step.
Men should strive to think much and know little.