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

By: Confucius

When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself... view

By: Confucius

You cannot open a book without learning something... view

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men... view

By: Confucius

Wherever you go, go with all your heart... view

By: Confucius

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... view

By: Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop... view

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius

I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me.. view

By: Confucius

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself... view

By: Confucius

If we don't know life, how can we know death?.. view

By: Confucius

If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?.. view

By: Confucius

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed.. view

By: Confucius

When anger rises, think of the consequences... view

By: Confucius

Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known... view

By: Confucius

Heaven means to be one with God... view

By: Confucius

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve.. view

By: Confucius

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them... view

By: Confucius

Learning without thought is labor lost.. view

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself... view

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius

Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire... view

By: Confucius

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions... view

By: Confucius

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it... view

By: Confucius

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger... view

By: Confucius

And remember, no matter where you go, there you are... view

By: Confucius

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without... view

By: Confucius

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest.. view

By: Confucius

I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand... view

By: Confucius

Death and life have their determined appointments.. view

By: Confucius

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand... view

By: Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it... view

By: Confucius

Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage... view

By: Confucius

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs... view

By: Confucius

He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it... view

By: Confucius

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger... view

By: Confucius

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good... view

By: Confucius

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change... view

By: Confucius

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

By: Confucius