Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

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 virtue

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One who has accumulated virtue will certainly also possess eloquence; but he who has eloquence doe not necessarily possess virtue.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on day and men

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The end of the day is near when small men make long shadows.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on good and love

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To know it is not as good as to love it, and to love it is not as good as to take delight in it.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on evil

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Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on anxiety, bravery, fear, superiority, and virtue

There are three marks of a superior man: being virtuous, he is free from anxiety; being wise, he is free from perplexity; being brave, he is free from fear.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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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 action and diligence

The gentleman prefers to be slow in word but diligent in action.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on bravery, courage, and good

A good man will certainly also possess courage; but a brave man is not necessarily good.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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