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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If we don't know life, how can we know death?

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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