Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius

When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on elderly, home, and youth

A youth, when at home, should be filial, and, abroad, respectful to his elders.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on force

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The commander of the forces of a large State may be carried off, but the will of even a common man cannot be taken from him.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on understanding and wisdom

To understand yourself is the key to wisdom.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on heart

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Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on heart and words

Words are the voice of the heart.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on force, impossibility, men, and words

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know men.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Analects

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A Quote by Confucius on present and worship

We should worship as though the deity were present.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Confucius on circumstances, generosity, kindness, practice, sincerity, soul, and virtue

To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on beauty, love, and virtue

I have not seen one who loves virtue as he loves beauty.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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