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Confucius Quotes

Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.

Category: Coward And Cowardice

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

Category: Diligence

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

Category: Example

To go too far is as bad as to fall short.

Category: Excess

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Category: Failure

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Category: Failure

Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.

Category: Faithfulness

I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.

Category: Fame

It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.

Category: Family

The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.

Category: Family

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

Category: Family

Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.

Category: Fate

The wheel of fortune turns round incessantly, and who can say to himself, ''I shall today be uppermost.''

Category: Fate

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

Category: Fathers

The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.

Category: Faults