When men are inhuman, take care not to feel towards them as they do towards other humans.
I feel people will tend toward universal love and mutual aid like fire tending upward and water downwards
A A good deed is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it’s warmth. is like peeing in your pants. Everyone knows you did it, but only you can feel it’s warmth.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
All is fair in love and war
The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools.
Love is a kind of warfare.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
Dogs and philosophers do the greatest good and get the fewest rewards.
If a man betroth a girl to his son, and his son have intercourse with her, but he (the father) afterward defile her, and be surprised, then he shall be bound and cast into the water (drowned).
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.