1. Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
2. What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
3. Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
4. Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
5. The object of the superior man is truth.
6. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
7. The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
8. A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
9. Study the past, if you would divine the future.
10. Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.