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Confucius Quotes

Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

Category: Knowledge

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.

Category: Knowledge

If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not be correct?

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.

Category: Learning

Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?

Category: Love

To love a thing means wanting it to live.

Category: Love

Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.

Category: Manners

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

Category: Mistakes

I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.

Category: Motivation

Of neighborhoods, benevolence is the most beautiful. How can the man be considered wise who when he had the choice does not settle in benevolence.

Category: Neighbors

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Category: Past

To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.

Category: Perception

A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.

Category: Planning

In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.

Category: Poverty And The Poor

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

Category: Practice