A scene from the Taiping Rebellion,1850-1864. (Image:  wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)

6 Principles for a Successful Life

The Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing Dynasty, Tseng Guo-fan (1811-1872) was best known for raising and organizing the Xiang Army, and restoring the stability of the Qing Empire. He was also regarded as a model Confucian official.