Top 10 Quotes by Confucius

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A scholar who loves comfort is not fit to be called a scholar.

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An image is better than one thousand words
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Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. Confuciu

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To give oneself ernestly to securing righteousness and justice among the people, and while respecting the gods and demons, to keep aloof from them, that may be called wisdom.
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If doing what ought to be done be made the first business and success a secondary consideration--is not this the way to exalt virtue?

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The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
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The Master said, “A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.†(Analects 2.11)

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A heart set on love will do no wrong.
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To rein a kingdom efficiently it is necessary, before all, to put into good order the family. It's impossible for a man who doesn't know how to lead his own family to know how to lead a country.

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The Master said, “To study, and then in a timely fashion to practice what you have learned—is this not satisfying? To have companions arrive from afar—is this not a joy? To remain unrecognized by others and yet remain free of resentment—is this not the mark of the gentleman?†(Analects 1.1)