A silent fool can pass for a wise man.
Youth can look only forward, but age can also look back.
Learn as if life is one continuous lesson.
Maturity and wisdom take a lifetime to achieve.
A wise person knows when to play the fool.
Wisdom is attained by learning when to hold one’s tongue.
One who knows the most will speak the last.
One who starts out to seek contentment finds great wealth.
There is no wealth above a healthy body and a happy heart.
Avoiding conflict is also a victory.
Greatness comes only when fame does not outshine truth.
All good relationships are rooted in trust.
Learning without thought is opportunity lost.
A saying attributed to Buddha that our minds shape the world we live in.
Great thoughts can become great deeds.
Concealed talents benefit no one.
Suspicion will chase the wind and clutch at shadows. A suspicious heart cannot find peace.
The foolish will confuse power with greatness.
There are three marks of a superior person: being virtuous, he is free from anxiety; being wise, he is free from perplexity; being brave, he is free from fear.
Dress well and you will open all doors.
Success as unstoppable as the path through split bamboo.
Do not attempt to fix with a single bite.
The best tacticians are never impulsive; the best leaders are never arrogant.
Occupy the higher ground to attain dominance.
Monkeys must disperse once their tree falls.
Do not lift a rock only to drop it on your own foot.
When one is prepared, difficulties do not come.
Of the thirty-six stratagems, “running away” is the best one.
If one man guards a narrow pass, ten thousand cannot get through.
Three simple shoemakers equal one brilliant strategist.
Do not remain in the open when the enemy is concealed.
The foolish wander while the wise travel.
Do not hit the fly that lands on the tiger’s head.
To conquer one hundred times out of one hundred, study yourself and your opponent well.
Wait long, strike fast!
The creative strategist seeks out alternatives.
Know your limitations: seek shelter while you can.
Every portal is an entry as well as an exit.
Do not make a rule only to fall foul of it.
Beat the grass to frighten the snakes.
No one has yet found any substitute for honesty.
Better a red face than a black heart.
The thoughtful never need words to show sincerity.
To tell only half the truth is to give life to a new lie.
One who promises too much will find it difficult to make good his words.
It is often the busiest person who has time to spare.
Promises offered in a storm are forgotten in the calm.
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