Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius on questions

The gentleman can see a question from all sides without bias. The small man is biased and can see a question only from one side.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on failure, glory, and time

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on concern, good, and worry

A good man does not worry about not being known by others, but rather is concerned about not knowing them.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on clothes, food, heart, and worth

A knight whose heart is set upon the Way, but who is ashamed of wearing shabby clothes and eating coarse food, is not worth calling into counsel.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on god and soul

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Our headstrong passions shut the door of our souls against God.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on divinity, future, past, and study

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on death and life

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We don't know yet about life, how can we know about death?

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ability, facts, limitations, men, and superiority

The superior man is distressed by the limitation of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability he has.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on love

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on day, learning, and love

He who remembers from day to day what he has yet to learn, and from month to month what he has learned already, may be said to have a love of learning.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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