In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
More Quotes from Confucius:Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.
To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things this is the nature of righteousness
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
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