Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius on correction and mistakes

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on danger, learning, and losing

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on labor, learning, losing, and thought

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

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 justice and kindness

Recompense injury with justice and recompense kindness with kindness.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on heart and superiority

The superior man will watch over himself when he is alone. He examines his heart that there may be nothing wrong there, and that he may have no cause of dissatisfaction with himself.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and knowledge

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on knowledge

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and knowledge

Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Contributed by: Zaady

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