Confucius

Confucius

Chinese philosopher

Lived from: 551 BC - 479 BC

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Confucius

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    It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
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    It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
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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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    Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
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    Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not to others what thou wouldn't not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.
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    Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
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    Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
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    Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.
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    Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence.
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    Only the wisest and the stupidest of men never change.
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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 one's ignorance.
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    Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.
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    Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.