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quote by Confucius: An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it -- this is knowledge. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it -- this is knowledge.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. with background image: pink and white tulips on white surface
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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: The superior man does not, even for the space of a single meal, act contrary to virtue. In moments of haste, he cleaves to it. In seasons of danger, he cleaves to it. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

The superior man does not, even for the space of a single meal, act contrary to virtue. In moments of haste, he cleaves to it. In seasons of danger, he cleaves to it.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

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

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: If some years were added to my life, I would give fifty to the study of the Yi, and then I might come to be without great faults. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

If some years were added to my life, I would give fifty to the study of the Yi, and then I might come to be without great faults.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: He who acts with a constant view to his own advantage will be much murmured against. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

He who acts with a constant view to his own advantage will be much murmured against.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: The object of the superior man is truth. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

The object of the superior man is truth.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues. with background image: person with black tattoo on left hand
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Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Never give a sword to a man who can't dance. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Silence is a true friend who never betrays. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. with background image: selective focus photo of iceberg on large body of water at winter
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Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.

--Confucius

quote by Confucius: What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Wherever you go, go with all your heart. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.

--Confucius
quote by Confucius: Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs. with background image: photo of author Confucius with quote

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.

--Confucius

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