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Confucius Quotes

Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.

Category: Faults

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.

Category: Faults

Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.

Category: Faults

A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.

Category: Fools And Foolishness

Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not to others what thou wouldn't not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf.

Category: Forgiveness

Have no friends not equal to yourself.

Category: Friends And Friendship

The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.

Category: Growth

We take greater pains to persuade others we are happy than in trying to think so ourselves.

Category: Happiness

To be with God.

Category: Heaven

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.

Category: Ignorance

Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.

Category: Inaction

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bent arm for a pillow -- I have still joy in the midst of all these things.

Category: Joy

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

Category: Kindness

Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.

Category: Knowledge

The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Category: Knowledge