Chang the philosopher said: Every day I examine myself on three points. First, whether or not I have been faithful in business transactions. Second, whether or not I have been sincere with my friends. Third, whether or not I have mastered the instructions of my teacher.

Lu Bu boosted

So, we are currently invading mastodon.social on two fronts - French social media, and the migration of from twitter :P

We should probably make @Gargron 's life easier and help the guy out; patreon.com/user?u=619786

Please boost! (it's the new RT, right?)

The Duke of Ai asked: “How can I make the people follow me?”

The Master replied: “Advance the upright and set aside the crooked, and the people will follow you. Advance the crooked and set aside the upright, and the people will not follow you.”

When you see a good person, think of becoming like them. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.

One cup of my enemy's coffee is worth three of my own.

@deerfox One of my enemy's toots is worth three of my own.

The institutions of the Ruler are rooted in his own character and conduct, and sufficient attestation of them is given by the masses of the people. He examines them by comparison with those of the three kings, and finds them without mistake. He sets them up before Heaven and Earth, and finds nothing in them contrary to their mode of operation. He is prepared to be judged by a sage living a hundred ages after himself, and has no thought that his actions will be found wanting.

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There's nothing wrong with pursuing Lu Bu.

@mightygodking The superior man does what is proper to the station in which he is; he does not desire to go beyond this. In a position of wealth and honor, he does what is proper to a position of wealth and honor. In a poor and low position, he does what is proper to a poor and low position.

The 'Way' is the strong bond your people have with you. Whether they face certain death or hope to come out alive, they never need worry about danger or betrayal.

@mkosler The awoo is a primal war-cry. All great heroes know it.

I'm military general and warlord who lived in the late Eastern Han dynasty. I was originally a subordinate of a minor warlord named Ding Yuan, but I betrayed and murdered Ding :knife: and defected to Dong Zhuo, the warlord who controlled the Han central government in the early 190s. In 192, I turned against Dong Zhuo and killed him :knife:, but I was later defeated and driven away by Dong Zhuo's followers.

Now, I toot.

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