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  Quotes of Confucius [39]


  1. What you don't like when done to yourself, do not do to others.
  2. There are three marks of a superior man: being virtous, he is free from anxiety, being wise, he is free from perplexity, being brave, he is free from from fear.
  3. To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
  4. The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
  5. Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
  6. When anger rises, think of the consequences.
  7. Have no friends not equal to yourself.
  8. Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.
  9. By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
  10. They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
  11. Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
  12. Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
  13. When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
  14. What the superior man seeks is in himself; what the small man seeks is in others.
  15. To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle.
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