Confucius

Confucius

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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Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart

If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot.

It is better to play than do nothing.

Learn as though you would never be able to master it, Hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.

If I am walking with two other men, each of them I will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife.

The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest, success comes only later.

The way of the superior person is threefold, virtuous they are free from anxieties, wise they are free from perplexities, and bold they are free from fear.

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, be worthy of being known.

Mankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.

Those who are firm, enduring, simple and unpretentious are the nearest to virtue.

Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.

Virtue is the strong stem of man's nature and music is the blossoming of virtue.

Do not worry about holding high position, worry rather about playing your proper role.

He who wished to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink and my bent arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of all these things.

When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.

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