"Confucius Quotes"

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“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
Confucius

“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.”
Confucius

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius

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

“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”
Confucius

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
Confucius, Confucius: The Analects

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

“To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it.”
Confucius

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”
Confucius

“When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not so good, reflect on your own weak points.”
Confucius

“Attack the evil that is within yourself, rather than attacking the evil that is in others.”
Confucius

“What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.”
Confucius

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
Confucius


“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”
Confucius, The Book of Rites

“It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.”
Confucius

“The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.”
Confucius


“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”
Confucius

“The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.”
Confucius

“Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.”
Confucius

“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”

Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Confucius
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Confucius

It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Confucius

What you do not want others to do to you, do not do to others.
Confucius

To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
Confucius

He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.
Confucius

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

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
Confucius


By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
Confucius

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

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. Confucius
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