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Quotes by Confucius - (22 quotes)

Confucius - From the Ability category:

The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Activity category:

- b.551 BC d.479 BC...
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Aging category:

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

Confucius - From the Beauty category:

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Character category:

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Commerce category:

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Complexity category:

Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Difficulty category:

An inconvenience is an unrecognized opportunity. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Difficulty category:

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Greatness category:

It is not truth that makes man great; but man that makes truth great. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Habit category:

Men's natures are alike; it is their habits that carry them far apart. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Integrity category:

Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself! (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Journey category:

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Keys category:

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Knowledge category:

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

Confucius - From the Order category:

To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Perfection category:

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Progress category:

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Prosperity category:

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Truth category:

The object of the superior man is truth. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Wisdom category:

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest. (Confucius)

Confucius - From the Work category:

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. (Confucius)