Confucius 147 Confucius Quotes Chinese Philosopher

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator. view quote

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. view quote

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

When anger rises, think of the consequences. view quote

I will not be concerned at other men's not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability. view quote

I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being. view quote

To those whose talents are above mediocrity, the highest subjects may be announced. To those who are below mediocrity, the highest subjects may not be announced. view quote

You cannot open a book without learning something. view quote

Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, seek to be worthy of being known. view quote

He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger. view quote

A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words. view quote

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