Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on faults

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The real fault is to have faults and not try to mend them.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on expectation

Who expects to be able to go out of a house except by the door? How is it then that no one follows this Way of ours?

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on sorrow and thought

If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius

To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on friendship, learning, loyalty, mistakes, and seriousness

If the gentleman is not serious, he will not be respected, and his learning will not be on a firm foundation. He considers loyalty and faithfulness to be fundamental, has no friends who are not like him, and when he has made mistakes, he is not afraid of correcting them.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on desires

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Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on wishes

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What you do not wish done to yourself, do not unto others

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: The Analects

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A Quote by Confucius on difficulty

Settle one difficulty, and you keep a hundred away.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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