Wednesday, 26 September 2012


Quotes by Confucius

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

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

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.

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

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

The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Study the past, if you would divine the future.

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.

The object of the superior man is truth.

The cautious seldom err.

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