Confucius Quotes & Wallpapers

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A man should practice what he preaches, but a man should also preach what he practices. Confucius

The superior man does what is proper to the station in which he is; he does not desire to go beyond this. Confucius

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

I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand. Confucius

A wise man has dignity without pride; a fool has pride without dignity. Confucius

He who will not economize will agonize Confucius

Learning without thought is labour lost. Confucius

Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean. Confucius

If you don't want to do something,don't impose on others Confucius

A superior man is one who is free from fear and anxieties Confucius

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius

Faithfulness and sincerity first of all. Confucius

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials. Confucius

He who sling mud, lose ground. Confucius

True wisdom is knowing what you don't know Confucius

Man shoot at nothing, sure to hit it. Confucius

To love a thing means wanting it to live. Confucius

A man living without conflicts, as if he never lives at all. Confucius

If you don't know how to live, why wonder about death? Confucius

In language clarity is everything. Confucius

It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family. Confucius

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. To see it a person only needs to imagine how it could be worse. Confucius

Plan ahead or find trouble on the doorstep. Confucius

He who chases two rabbits, catches none. Confucius

I am not an originator but a transmitter. Confucius

Benevolence is the characteristic element of humanity. Confucius

Every journey starts with a single step. Confucius

Study the past if you would define the future. Confucius

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? Confucius

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

Do unto others what you want done unto you. Confucius

All men are born good. Confucius

Better than the one who knows what is right is the one who loves what is right. Confucius

The chase of gain is rich in hate Confucius

Do not let a leader lead you on a bad path. Confucius

A picture is poem without words. Confucius

One dedicated worker is worth a thousand slaves. Confucius

Knowledge is recognizing what you know and what you don't. Confucius

The man of noble mind seeks to achieve the good in others and not their evil. The little-minded man is the reverse of this. Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. Confucius

A heart set on love will do no wrong. Confucius

Excess weakens the spirits. Confucius

Humanity is the equity of the heart. Confucius

The superior man has a dignified ease without pride. The mean man has pride without a dignified ease. Confucius

Don't use cannon to kill musquito. Confucius

Stars are holes in the sky from which the light of the infinite shines. Confucius

Listen widely to remove your doubts and be careful when speaking about the rest and your mistakes will be few. Confucius

Thought, unassisted by learning, is dangerous. Confucius

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice. Confucius

Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things. Confucius

Never hesitate to ask a lesser person. Confucius

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues. Confucius

Who contains himself goes seldom wrong. Confucius

The Three Armies can be deprived of their commanding officer, but even a common man cannot be deprived of his purpose. Confucius

True goodness springs from a man's own heart. All men are born good. Confucius

The Master said, If out of the three hundred songs I had to take one phrase to cover all my teachings, I would say 'Let there be no evil in your thoughts.' Confucius

Love is like a spice. It can sweeten your life - however, it can spoil it, too. Confucius

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

Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object? Confucius

To know that you know, and to know that you don't know - that is real wisdom. Confucius

If I give a student one-fourth of what he should know, I expect him to get the other three-fourths himself, otherwise I do not want him as a student. Confucius

One who can move mountains start with the little stones. Confucius

The gentleman calls attention to the good points in others; he does not call attention to their defects. The small man does just the reverse of this. Confucius

If a man is not good, what has he to do with the rules of propriety? If he is not good, what has he to do with music? Confucius

When you are ignorant about something, to know that you are ignorant about it - that is knowledge. Confucius

A fool marvels at rare things, but a wise man at common ones. Confucius

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

The end of the day is near when small men make long shadows. Confucius



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