"Judgment is ugly -- it hurts people. On the one hand you go on hurting them, wounding them, and on the other hand you want their love, their respect. It is impossible. Love them, respect them, and perhaps your love and respect may help them to change many of their...
"You can love as many people as you want - that does not mean one day you will go bankrupt, and you will have to declare, 'Now I have no love.' You cannot go bankrupt as far as love is concerned."
"It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
"But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes."
"People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure."
"If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants."