Confucius

c. 551 - c. 479 BC

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)

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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 people, practice, time, and virtue

How transcendent is the virtue of the middle conduct! Rare for a long time has been its practice among the people.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on failure, preparation, and success

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on boldness, men, and principles

Men of principles are always bold, but those who are bold are not always men of principle.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on anxiety, concern, learning, life, planning, poverty, and progress

A gentleman, in his plans, thinks of the Way; he does not think how he is going to make a living. Even farming sometimes has a shortage; and even learning may incidentally bring a salary. A gentleman is concerned with the progress of the Way; he is not anxious about poverty.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on worry

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Do not worry about not holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Confucius on prosperity

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on purpose

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It is better not to proceed at all than to proceed without purpose.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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A Quote by Confucius on day

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If you would one day renovate yourself, do so from day to day.

Confucius (c. 551 - c. 479 BC)

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