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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If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is said is not what is meant, then what must be done remains undone; if this remains undone morals and art will deteriorate, if justice goes astray the people will stand about in helpless confusion. Hence there must be no arbitrariness in what is said. This matters above everything.
Learning without thought is labor lost, thought without learning is perilous.
Straightforwardness without the rules of propriety becomes rudeness.
It is the law of nature that woman should be held under the dominance of man.
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
Between friends frequent reproofs make the friendship distant.