Maintain an upright mind and be practical in handling matters. Put no one in the dark about the truth, and act with a clear conscience.
Complete one’s tasks and never speak at full-length. Failure to keep one’s words results in anger and resentment.
Feel happy for the success of others. Sympathize for those in adversity.
Honesty is the key to sustained development; magnanimity is the foundation of accumulated blessings. Speak not in a manner that offends others.
Among the many reasons why one fails in acquiring knowledge or in pursuing a career, laziness tops the list.
There is no need to depend on others for survival. One only needs to be diligent in production and frugal in consuming resources.
Humbleness in a noble person is a vessel that carries one far along the Way. Willingness to learn leads to progress, and willingness to consult brings benefit.
Those of courage and greatness in the past were able to lower themselves in relation to others. The cultivation of humility leads to a noble reputation.
Students, you must keep these words in mind.