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|Slow help is no help. - Proverb Any landing you can walk away from is a good |
one. - Proverb From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor. -
Proverb It is better to finish something than begin. - Proverb Man does what he
|And when we win such virtues as we have this afternoon heard of — among our |
honored ancestry, it will be found that ... yet to come, our children, and children's
children, may take delight in setting our names also, on this golden record of our
|This authoritative book, filled with true-to-life examples, is one of the best-sellers in recent times with over 800,000 copies in print. This book is a road map, revealing and inspiring all individuals to a life worth living.|
James Thacher - 1827 - 487 pages
|The British were compelled to retreat, in some confusion, to Boston ; and our |
people pursued and harassed them. ... than ours ; we are commanded to defend
the rich inheritance bequeathed to us by our virtuous ancestors ; and it is our
bounden ... we must fight valiantly, therefore, for our lives and property, for our
holy religion, for our honor, and for our dearest friends. ... A certain number of
active men, in every town, have formed themselves into military companies,
under the name of ...
|My immediate family does not, but I advocate a "mild" form of veneration (most |
Chinese Christians prefer to say ... modern age, so that the virtues of honoring
ancestors and elders are restored in a critically appropriated and thoughtfully
informed manner. ... as we come up with creative ways of honoring, communing
with, and extending care to our ancestors and elders. "All Saints Day" can serve
as the ritual whereby we relate to our ancestors within the context of the Christian
hope that ...
|Lives of comparative ease might have been the lot of our forefathers in their own |
country had they been willing to surrender their convictions. They chose the "hard
... From our ancestors came our names; from our virtues, our honor. Leave your ...
|But as recently as my parents' generation, filial piety was the virtue most extolled |
in China. Our clan produced a number of "filial sons" and there are many stories
about them, and many poems written in their honor. ... important Chinese classic,
cites Confucius as saying that “filial piety is the root of all virtue, and that from
which all teaching comes. ... When we have established ourselves in the practice
of the Way (Tao), so as to make our name famous in future ages and thereby
|We, who for Name and empty Honour strive, Our true Nobility from him derive. |
Your Ancestors, who puff your Mind with Pride, And vast Estates to mighty Titles
ty'd, Did not your Honour, but their own, advance ; For Virtue comes not by ...
|If we at all admit that we are imperfect, we are sure to make our " failings lean to |
virtue's side;" and when compared with the faults ... In that cose neither the
names nor the authority of our ancestors would be plead as a justification of our
sentiments or ... She hides herself in the fastnesses of remote antiquity, and
garrisons herself in the fortifications erected by those she honors with the title of "
Ruiping Fan, Erika Yu - 2011 - 276 pages
|Establishing oneself and practicing virtues in accordance with the Way and |
making one's name remembered by the people of future generations in order to
... Cultivating virtues and behaving cautiously are necessary so that ancestors
will not be humiliated'' [my own translation]. ... The first is to honor one's parents,
the second is not to humiliate their reputation, and the third is to take good care of
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