Chinese Philosopher Quotes


205 Chinese Philosopher quotes:



"A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving."
"For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions."
"The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself."
"He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Chinese Philosopher Quotes Modesty Quotes
"Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors."
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without."
"To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness."
"Virtuous people often revenge themselves for the constraints to which they submit by the boredom which they inspire."
"You cannot open a book without learning something."
"A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions."
"Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself."
"The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools."
"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."
"Wherever you go, go with all your heart."
"I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand."
"Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack."
"The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action."
"Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Chinese Philosopher Quotes Office Quotes
"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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