Quotes by Confucius

Confucius

Confucius

Chinese philosopher

Alive from: 551 BC - 479 BC

Category: Philosophers | CountryChina

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    If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
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    It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
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    Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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    Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
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    Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
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    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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    Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
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    Study the past if you would divine the future.
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    The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.
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    The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
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    The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
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    The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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    The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.
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    The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise they are free from perplexities; and bold they are free from fear.
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    We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves.
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