Quotes by Confucius

Confucius

Confucius

Chinese philosopher

Alive from: 551 BC - 479 BC

Category: Philosophers | CountryChina

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    The cautious seldom err.
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    The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
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    The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
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    The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
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    The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
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    The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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    The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.
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    The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
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    The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
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    The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
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    The superior man is firm in the right way, and not merely firm.
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    The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, ''I shall today be uppermost.''
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    There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
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    They must change who would be constant in happiness and wisdom.
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    Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
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