quote by Confucius

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.

— Confucius

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Superior man quote Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

It certainly strikes the beholder with astonishment, to perceive what vast difficulties can be overcome by the pigmy arms of little mortal man, aided by science and directed by superior skill.

A woman who is perfectly woman is superior to a man who is imperfectly man, just as a farmer who is faithful to his land and performs his work perfectly is superior to a king who cannot do his own work.

Superior man quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec

Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.

Life, faculties, production- in other words, individuality, liberty, property- this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it. Life, liberty and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

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The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

Superior man quote A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

I admire men of character and I judge character not by how men deal with their superiors, but mostly how they deal with their subordinates. And that, to me, is where you find out what the character of a man is.

All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering, the animals are our equals.

What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.

Superior man quote The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.

Two things cause people to be destroyed: fear of poverty and seeking superiority through pride.

The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

Superior man quote A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our modest powers must feel humble.

The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.

In archery we have something like the way of the superior man.

When the archer misses the center of the target, he turns round and seeks for the cause of his failure in himself.

Superior man quote Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.

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Happiness exist when you don't know a thing

There is no one who is without faults, and who is not in some way a burden to others, whether he is a superior or a subject, an old man or a young one, a scholar or a dunce.

Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.

Superior man quote Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

The power of population is so superior to the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man, that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race.

Humore is an affirmation of man's dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

Superior man quote The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.

The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.

A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not;

but a man of superior talent (which I cannot deny myself to be without being impious) will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place.

Superior man quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

The weapon where the man is sitting in is always superior against the other.

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

The man who tried his best and failed is superior to the man who never tried.

Superior man quote Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.

Whoever wants to be a leader should educate himself before educating others.

Before preaching to others he should first practice himself. Whoever educates himself and improves his own morals is superior to the man who tries to teach and train others.

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.

Superior man quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

The superior man... does not set his mind either for or against anything, he will pursue whatever is right. The superior man thinks of virtue, the common man of comfort.

Man must necessarily be subject to the laws of his Creator.

This will of his Maker is called the Law of Nature. This Law of Nature is superior to any other. No human laws are of any validity if contrary to this.

The woman of tomorrow will be efficacious, seductive and without contest superior to man. It is for this woman that I conceive my designs.

Men, also, have in them enormous capacities that they have to repress and fear in themselves, living up to this obsolete and brutal man-eating, bear-killing, Ernest Hemingway, crewcut Prussian sadistic, napalm all the children in Vietnam, bang-bang you're dead, image of masculinity, the image of all powerful masculine superiority that is absolute.

Experience has taught me that there is one chief reason why some people succeed and others fail. The difference is not one of knowing, but of doing. The successful man is not so superior in ability as in action. So far as success can be reduced to a formula, it consists of this: doing what you know you should do.

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