Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
The atom bomb is a paper tiger which the United States reactionaries use to scare people. It looks terrible, but in fact it isn’t.
Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same.
Decades of futile effort have not dampened my bold aspirations to save the nation. Born in a late age, I have not been able to witness the golden rule of Yao and Shun and other sage emperors of ancient China. Instead, my heart grieves at the suffering of the Chinese people under the cruel exploitation of the Tartar Slaves.
It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood.
When you concentrate on agriculture and industry and are frugal in expenditures, Heaven cannot impoverish your state.
When the Chinese first came to San Francisco, they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small, only a few Chinese.
He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man, and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.
It’s much more difficult to work on a broad subject than on a specific one, because even if it’s hard to find the information, if you look hard enough for something specific you will find it, and you will discover things that you wouldn’t have thought of before.
Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them.