Quotes Categories

Confucius Quotes

Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.

Category: Prosperity

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

Category: Respectability

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?

Category: Responsibility

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

Category: Revenge

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

Category: Rewards

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

Category: Right And Rightness

Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.

Category: Risk

When nature exceeds culture, we have the rustic. When culture exceeds nature then we the pedant.

Category: Scholars And Scholarship

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.

Category: Self-control

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

Category: Self-talk

When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.

Category: Service

Silence is the true friend that never betrays.

Category: Silence

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

Category: Simplicity

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Category: Sincerity

We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

Category: Sorrow