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.

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

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

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

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Silence is a true friend who never betrays.

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

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When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

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When anger rises, think of the consequences.

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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; and bad things are very easy to get.

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

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Quotes by Confucius

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

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You cannot open a book without learning something.

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

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

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

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The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential. These are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

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

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

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From the Son of Heaven down to the mass of the people, all must consider the cultivation of the person the root of everything besides.

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