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Confucius was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period who was traditionally considered the paragon of Chinese sages.

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“Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

70 Famous Quotes by Confucius

“Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.” – Confucius

70 Famous Quotes by Confucius

“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.” – Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” – Confucius

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” – Confucius

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.” – Confucius

“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.” – Confucius

“He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.” – Confucius

70 Famous Quotes by Confucius

“They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” – Confucius

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

“I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.” – Confucius

“He that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” – Confucius

“If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.” – Confucius

“There is the love of knowing without the love of learning; the beclouding here leads to dissipation of mind.” – Confucius

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” – Confucius

“If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?” – Confucius

“Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.” – Confucius

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius

“The cautious seldom err.” – Confucius

“To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Confucius

“A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” – Confucius

“The superior man cannot be known in little matters, but he may be entrusted with great concerns. The small man may not be entrusted with great concerns, but he may be known in little matters.” – Confucius

“In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.” – Confucius

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius

“He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.” – Confucius

“Things that are done, it is needless to speak about…things that are past, it is needless to blame.” – Confucius

“It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.” – Confucius

“Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.” – Confucius

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius

“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” – Confucius

“To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.” – Confucius

“Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” – Confucius

“When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it – this is knowledge.” – Confucius

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” – Confucius

“Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” – Confucius

“The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.” – Confucius

“With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow – I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.” – Confucius

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Confucius

“Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established.” – Confucius

“The first woman was created from the rib of a man. She was not made from his head to top him nor from his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal to him.” – Confucius

“To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.” – Confucius

“The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.” – Confucius

“When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.” – Confucius

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

“An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.” – Confucius

“The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.” – Confucius

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” – Confucius

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.” – Confucius

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.” – Confucius

“To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.” – Confucius

“You cannot open a book without learning something.” – Confucius

“When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.” – Confucius

“People with virtue must speak out; People who speak are not all virtuous.” – Confucius

“Questions are the creative acts of intelligence” – Confucius

“Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.” – Confucius

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” – Confucius

“When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.” – Confucius

“To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.” – Confucius

“If you don’t know how to live, why wonder about death?” – Confucius

“Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.” – Confucius

“Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?” – Confucius

“Don’t be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.” – Confucius

“The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.” – Confucius

“When anger rises, think of the consequences.” – Confucius

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

“When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war.” – Confucius

“If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.” – Confucius

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