This morning’s scene is good and fine, Long rain has not harmed the land.
Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
At Kobe, whither I fled from Hong Kong, I took a step of great importance. I cut off my cue, which had been growing all my life.
Sincerity is the way to heaven.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others.
There are successful scholars, public-spirited scholars, upright scholars, cautious scholars, and those who are merely petty men.
Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can have a word with him?
Our position is extremely perilous; if we do not earnestly promote nationalism and weld together our four hundred millions into a strong nation, we face a tragedy – the loss of our country and the destruction of our race. To ward off this danger, we must espouse nationalism and employ the national spirit to save the country.