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Confucius Quotes, Quotations, Sayings
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Ability will never catch up with the demand
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection,
which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and
third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day
in your life.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and
honors depend upon heaven.
Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of
Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated
with true virtue.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared
to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars
turn towards it.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but
does not learn is in great danger.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make
his words good.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind,
nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful
may be called intelligent indeed.
Heaven means to be one with God.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated
what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing
I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of
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.
If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find
sorrow near at hand.
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Confucius (K'ung Fu-tzu) - Chinese thinker and social philospher,
whose teachings may be found in the Analects of Confucius. The founder
of Confucianism, he was born in the Lu state, China, in 551 BC,
and died in 479 BC. He was commonly known as Kong Qiu, and also
known as Zhong Ni.
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