confucius Quotes

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
tags: men
— Confucius
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
tags: men
— Confucius
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.
tags: dark cat black
— Confucius
The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?
— Confucius
The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.
tags: men wisdom courage afraid
— Confucius
It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.
tags: failure appreciate
— Confucius
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
tags: nature human pleasure music
— Confucius
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
— Confucius
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.
tags: men questions fools
— Confucius
What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
tags: men
— Confucius
When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.
tags: people
— Confucius
Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.
tags: evil
— Confucius
You cannot open a book without learning something.
tags: learning book
— Confucius
Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
tags: friends silence true
— Confucius
Respect yourself and others will respect you.
tags: respect
— Confucius
To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.
— Confucius
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
tags: journey revenge
— Confucius
The funniest people are the saddest ones
tags: people
— Confucius
If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.
tags: mistakes
— Confucius
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
tags: questions
— Confucius
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
— Confucius
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
tags: beauty
— Confucius
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
tags: heart
— Confucius
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.
tags: experience reflection learn
— Confucius
Have no friends not equal to yourself.
tags: friends
— Confucius
Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.
tags: impossible knowing
— Confucius
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
tags: work hate bad
— Confucius
Consideration for others is the basis of a good life, a good society.
tags: society
— Confucius
When a wise man points at the moon the imbecile examines the finger.
tags: men moon wise
— Confucius
The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.
tags: wisdom
— Confucius
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
— Confucius
Shall I teach you what knowledge? When you know a thing, say that you know it; when you do not know a thing, admit that you do not know it. That is knowledge
— Confucius
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
tags: men comfort
— Confucius
To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.
tags: society
— Confucius
Time flows away like the water in the river.
tags: time water
— Confucius
Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
tags: peace education hope confidence
— Confucius
If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children.
tags: children child year
— Confucius
To see what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
tags: right
— Confucius
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
tags: true
— Confucius
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
tags: poverty wealth
— Confucius
confucius
Birth    : 551 BC
Death  : 479 BC
Occupation  : Philosopher

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