Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

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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A Quote by Confucius on courage and principles

To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on vulgarity

A gentleman considers what is right; The vulgar consider what will pay.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on cowardice

To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on slander and elightenment

He who is influenced neither by the soaking in of slander nor by the assault of denunciation may indeed be called enlightened.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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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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A Quote by Confucius

The injury of prodigality leads to this, that he who will not economize will have to agonize.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on ability, appreciation, failure, and trouble

It is not failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on balance, quiet, and water

Balance is the perfect state of still water. Let that be our model. It remains quiet within and is not disturbed on the surface.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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