Confucius Quotes

Confucius (??? K?ng f?z?, literally Master Kong, /k?n?fju???s/, /k?n-/; September 28, 551 – 479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.

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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

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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.

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

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

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

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He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

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Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.

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Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

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

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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

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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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When anger rises, think of the consequences.

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The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

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

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