Confucius Quotes


183 Confucius quotes:



"When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge."
"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."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Chinese Philosopher Quotes Faults Quotes
"Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"If you look into your own heart, you find nothing wrong there, what is there to fear?"
"Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?"
"Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Wealth and rank are what people desire, but unless they are obtained in the right way they may not be possessed."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"When anger rises, think of the consequences"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods."
"I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances"
"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."
"When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves."
"See what a man does.Mark his motives.Examine in which things he rests.How can a man conceal his character?How can a man conceal his character?"
"He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"Study the past if you would divine the future"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Future Quotes
"A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart."
"He who kisses girl on hillside is not level"
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Funny Quotes
"To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness."



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