Confucius (September 28, 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.

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

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

I want you to be everything that's you deep at the center of your being.

Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.

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

You cannot open a book without learning something.

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