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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
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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
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When you are ignorant about something, to know that you are ignorant about it - that is knowledge. Confucius
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To learn and from time to time to apply what one has learned - isn't that a pleasure? Confucius
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Watch their actions, observe their motives, examine wherein they dwell content; won't you know what kind of person they are? Confucius
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The wise man admires water, the kind man admires mountains. The wise man moves, the kind man rests. The wise man is happy, the kind man is firm. Confucius
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Reviewing the day's lessons. Isn't it joyful? Friends come from far. Isn't it delightful? One has never been angry at other's misunderstanding. Isn't he a respectable man? Confucius
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Do unto others as you wish others do unto you. Confucius
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Knowing what's correct and not doing it, it's the worst cowardice. Confucius
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If you don't know the life yet, how could be possible for you to know the death? Confucius
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The wise man delights in water, the Good man delights in mountains. For the wise move; but the Good stay still. The wise are happy; but the good secure. Confucius
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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
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A fool marvels at rare things, but a wise man at common ones. Confucius
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Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. Confucius
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Do' complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean. Confucius
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The Master said, "What a worthy man was Yan Hui! Living in a narrow alley, subsisting upon meager bits of rice and water-other people could not have borne such hardship, and yet it never spoiled Hui's joy. What a worthy man was Hui!" (Analects 6.11) Confucius
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If one is guided by profit in one's actions, one will incur much ill will. Confucius
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A good man does not make a warrior, just as good steel does not go for nails. Confucius
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In the Book of Poetry there are three hundred poems, but the meaning of all of them may be put in a single sentence: Have no debasing thoughts. Confucius
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The superior man... does not set his mind either for or against anything, he will pursue whatever is right. The superior man thinks of virtue, the common man of comfort. Confucius
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I transmit but do not create. I place my trust in the teachings of antiquity. Confucius
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To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge. When you say something, say what you know. When you don't know something, say you don't know. That is knowledge. Confucius
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To no one but the Son of Heaven does it belong to order ceremonies, to fix the measures, and to determine the written characters. Confucius
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If you chase two rabbits, you catch none. Confucius
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To be fond of learning is near to wisdom. Confucius
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The end of the day is near when small men make long shadows. Confucius
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To know it is not as good as to love it, and to love it is not as good as to take delight in it. Confucius
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Among the appliances to transform the people, sound and appearances are but trivial influences. Confucius
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The Three Armies can be deprived of their commanding officer, but even a common man cannot be deprived of his purpose. Confucius
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True goodness springs from a man's own heart. All men are born good. Confucius
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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
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When nature exceeds culture, we have the rustic. When culture exceeds nature, we have the pedant. Confucius
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All the darkness in the world can't put out the light of one candle. Confucius
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That a man lives is because he is straight. That a man who dupes others survives is because he has been fortunate enough to be spared. Confucius
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Tzu Chang asked Confucius about jen. Confucius said, "If you can practice these five things with all the people, you can be called jen." Tzu Chang asked what they were. Confucius said, "Courtesy, generosity, honesty, persistence, and kindness. If you are courteous, you will not be disrespected; if you are generous, you will gain everything. If you are honest, people will rely on you. If you are persistent you will get results. If you are kind, you can employ people. Confucius
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The main object of conciliation lies in reaching a solution to a case based upon morals and with a warm heart. Confucius
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He is the truly courageous man who never desponds. Confucius
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To acknowledge our faults when we are blamed, is modesty; to discover them to one's friends in ingenuousness, is confidence; but to preach them to all the world, if one does not take care, is pride. Confucius
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A happy union with wife and child is like the music of lutes and harps. Confucius
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A blemish may be removed from a diamond by careful polishing, but evil words once spoken cannot be effaced. Confucius
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Things have their roots and branches. Affairs have their beginnings and their ends. To know what is first and what is last will lead one near the Way. Confucius
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Humankind differs from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away. Confucius
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Wisdom, humanity & courage, these three are universal virtues. The way by which they are practiced are one. Confucius
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The Master said, "If your conduct is determined solely by considerations of profit you will arouse great resentment. Confucius
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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) Confucius
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A wise man has dignity without pride; a fool has pride without dignity. Confucius
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The small man thinks that small acts of goodness are of no benefit, and does not do them; and that small deeds of evil do no harm, and does not refrain from them. Hence, his wickedness becomes so great that it cannot be concealed, and his guilt so great that it cannot be pardoned. Confucius
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From the loving example of one family a whole State may become loving, and from its courtesies, courteous; while from the ambition and perverseness of the one man the whole State may be thrown into rebellious disorder. Such is the nature of influence. Confucius
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When the Internet is slow, it feels like my whole brain is slow. Confucius
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Only through education does one come to be dissatisfied with his own knowledge, and only through teaching others does one come to realize the uncomfortable inadequacy of his knowledge. Being dissatisfied with his own knowledge, one then realizes that the trouble lies with himself, and realizing the uncomfortable inadequacy of his knowledge one then feels stimulated to improve himself. Therefore, it is said, "the processes of teaching and learning stimulate one another." Confucius
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The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety. Confucius
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I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep; for my shadow in the pool can do better than that. Confucius
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Do not answer the person whose questions are vile. Do not question a person whose answers are vile. Confucius
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Be sincere and true to your word, serious and careful in your actions; and you will get along even among barbarians, But if you are not sincere and untrustworthy in your speech, frivolous and careless in your actions, how will you get along even among your own neighbors? When stand, see these principles in front of you; in your carriage see them on the yoke. Then you may be sure to get along. Confucius
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Don't be concerned about others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others. Confucius
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Women and people of low birth are very hard to deal with. If you are friendly to them, they get out of hand, and if you keep your distance, they resent it. Confucius
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Be faithful and true of word; let thy walk be plain and lowly: thou wilt get on, though in savage land. If thy words be not faithful and true, thy walk plain and lowly, wilt thou get on, though in thine own home? Standing, see these words ranged before thee; driving, see them written upon the yoke. Then thou wilt get on. Confucius
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The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete. Confucius
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Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue. Confucius
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Wisdom delights in water; love delights in hills. Wisdom is stirring; love is quiet. Wisdom is merry; love grows old. Confucius
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Great as heaven and earth are, men still find some things in them with which to be dissatisfied. Thus it is that, were the superior man to speak of his way in all its greatness, nothing in the world would be found able to embrace it, and were he to speak of it in its minuteness, nothing in the world would be found able to split it. Confucius
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If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not be correct? Confucius
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To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order; we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. Confucius
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Without an acquaintance with the rules of propriety, it is impossible for the character to be established Confucius
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The Essence of Knowledge is, having it, to use it. Confucius
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When a wise man points at the moon the imbecile examines the finger. Confucius
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. Confucius
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
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Silence is a true friend who never betrays. Confucius
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I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand. Confucius
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