Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius on people and truth

It is humans that make truth great, not truth that makes humans great.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on davaadolgor, delger, mongolian student in edinburgh, idiot, maniac, and confucius

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on generosity, trust, respect, tolerance, leadership, and responsbility

If a man is respectful he will not be treated with insolence. If he is tolerant he will win the multitude. If he is trustworthy in his word his fellow man will entrust him with responsibility. If he is quick he will achieve results. if he is generous he will be good enough to be put in a position over his fellow men.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on expectations

Expect much from yourself and little from others and you will avoid incurring resentments.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on courtesy, generosity, honesty, persistency, kindness, the way, tao, and jen

Tzu Chang asked Confucius about jen. Confucius said, "If you can practice these five things with all the people, you can be called jen."

Tzu Chang asked what they were.

Confucius said, "Courtesy, generosity, honesty, persistence, and kindness.
If you are courteous, you will not be disrespected;
if you are generous, you will gain everything.
If you are honest, people will rely on you.
If you are persistent you will get results.
If you are kind, you can employ people."

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on self and being

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on learning, study, education, and knowledge

Study as if you have not reached your goal - hold it as if you were afraid of losing what you have.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on poetry, music, and propriety

Be aroused by poetry; structure yourself with propriety, refine yourself with music.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on overpopulation, poverty, ignorance, and education

Zan Yu said, "Once there are so many people, what should be done?"

"Enrich them," said the Master.

"Once they are enriched, what next?"

"Educate them."

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on love, soul, and bodies

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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