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 change

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It is only the wisest and the stupidest that cannot change.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Analects

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A Quote by Confucius on cleverness, justice, projects, and virtue

Clever talk can confound the workings of virtue, just as small impatiences can confound great projects.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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