Confucius

Confucius

Chinese philosopher

Lived from: 551 BC - 479 BC

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Confucius

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    To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things
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    Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
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    A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
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    A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
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    A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
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    Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.
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    Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
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    Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.
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    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.
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    Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
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    Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
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    Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
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    Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
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    Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
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    Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
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