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  • Occupation(s): Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher 
  • Nationality: Lu State, Zhou China
  • Born: September 28, 551 BC
  • Died: 479 BC (at age 71 or 72)
  • Greatest achievement(s): Teachings that were, after his death, transformed into a comprehensive set of rules and practices quoted by millions worldwide.
  • Best known for: The well-known principle "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself," otherwise known as the Golden Rule.
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Inspirational
Confucius 
Quotes 


“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

- Confucius

“We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.”

- Confucius

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."

- Confucius


"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."

- Confucius

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart."

- Confucius

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."

- Confucius


"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."

- Confucius

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."

- 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."

- Confucius


"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without."

- Confucius

"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness."

- Confucius

"It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them."

- Confucius


"To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it."

- Confucius

"To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge."

- Confucius

"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."

- Confucius


"Heaven means to be one with God."

- Confucius

“Your life is what your thoughts make it.”

- Confucius

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”

- Confucius


“The journey of a 1,000 miles begins with one step.”

- Confucius

“You are what you think.”

- Confucius

“All people are the same; only their habits differ.”

- Confucius


“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”

- Confucius

“If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room.”

- Confucius

“Worry not that no one knows you; seek to be worth knowing.”

- Confucius


“Don’t complain about the snow on your neighbor’s roof when your own doorstep is unclean.”

- Confucius

“Anyone can find the switch after the lights are on.” 

- Confucius

“One joy dispels a hundred cares.”

- Confucius


“A lion chased me up a tree, and I greatly enjoyed the view from the top.”

- Confucius

“Roads were made for journeys not destinations.”

- Confucius

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.”

- Confucius


“Think of tomorrow, the past can’t be mended.”

- Confucius

“Respect yourself and others will respect you.”

- Confucius

“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”

- Confucius


“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”

- Confucius

“Those who cannot forgive others break the bridge over which they themselves must pass.”

- Confucius

“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”

- Confucius


“If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.”

- Confucius

“I want you to be everything that’s you, deep at the center of your being.”

- Confucius

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”

- 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.”

- Confucius

“Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.”

- Confucius

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

- Confucius

















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