The philosopher Tsang said, "The officer may not be without breadth of mind and vigorous endurance.
His burden is heavy and his course is long.
"Perfect virtue is the burden which he considers it is his to sustain; is it not heavy?
Only with death does his course stop; is it not long?
The Master said, "It is by the Odes that the mind is aroused.
"It is by the Rules of Propriety that the character is established.
"It is from Music that the finish is received."
The Master said, "The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it."
The Master said, "The man who is fond of daring and is dissatisfied with poverty, will proceed to insubordination.
So will the man who is not virtuous, when you carry your dislike of him to an extreme."
The Master said, "Though a man have abilities as admirable as those of the Duke of Chau,
yet if he be proud and niggardly, those other things are really not worth being looked at."
The Master said, "It is not easy to find a man who has learned for three years without coming to be good."
The Master said, "With sincere faith he unites the love of learning;
holding firm to death, he is perfecting the excellence of his course.