Confucius Quotes

The wise find pleasure in water; the virtuous find pleasure in hills. The wise are active; the virtuous are tranquil. The wise are joyful; the virtuous are long-lived.

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Silence is the true friend that never betrays.

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Virtue is never left to stand alone. He who has it will have neighbors.

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I have yet to meet a man as fond of high moral conduct as he is of outward appearances.

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A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?

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Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

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

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

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The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith.

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Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues.

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Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

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Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished

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The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.

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The more a man knows, the more he forgives

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Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.

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