Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius on ignorance and knowledge

Real knowledge is to know the extent of ones ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on confession, ignorance, and knowledge

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on understanding

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on anxiety and fear

When internal examination discovers nothing wrong, what is there to be anxious about, what is there to fear?

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on achievement and judgment

You judge yourself by what you think you can achieve, others judge you by what have achieved.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius

A gentleman does not promote a man on account of what he says; nor does he reject sayings, because the speaker is what he is.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on justice, modesty, and principles

A gentleman considers justice to be essential in everything. He practices it according to the principles of propriety. He brings it forth in modesty and faithfully completes it. This is indeed a gentleman.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on contentment, observation, and worth

Look closely into his aims, observe the means by which he pursues them, discover what brings him content - and can the man's real worth remain hidden from you?

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on courage, inferiority, and justice

The gentleman holds justice to be of highest importance. If a gentleman has courage but neglects justice, he becomes insurgent. If an inferior man has courage but neglects justice, he becomes a thief.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on life

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Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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