Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

A Quote by Confucius on business, corruption, effort, politicians, time, taoism, and path

But if you do not have the Tao yourself, what business have you spending your time in vain efforts to bring corrupt politicians into the right path?

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius

The Way is not for, but from, man; if we take the Way as something superhuman, beyond man, this is not the real Way.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on sacrifice

If I do not participate in the sacrifice, it is as if I did not sacrifice at all.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on courage

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

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Analects

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A Quote by Confucius on worry and worth

Worry not that no one knows of you; seek to be worth knowing.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Confucius on faults and home

In vain I have looked for a single man capable of seeing his own faults and bringing the charge home against himself.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on work

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He that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on difficulty, interest, success, and superiority

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success comes only later.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on friendship and silence

Silence is a friend who will never betray.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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