Don’t Discuss Yourself

September 24, 2006 at 12:24 pm | Posted in Life, Quotes | Leave a comment

Don’t discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose; if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.

Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592)



September 23, 2006 at 11:23 am | Posted in Life, Quotes | 1 Comment

Zi Gong asked:”Is there a word that one should observe throughout life?”

Confucius:”Yes! It is perhaps ‘Consideration’. Whatever one does not wish for one self, do it not unto others.”

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