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The kingdom, its states, and its families, may be perfectly ruled; dignities and emoluments may be declined; naked weapons may be trampled under the feet; but the course of the Mean cannot be attained to. Confucius
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Sincerity is the end and beginning of things; without sincerity there would be nothing. On this account, the superior man regards the attainment of sincerity as the most excellent thing. Confucius
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He who will not economize will have to agonize. Confucius
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The superior man...does not set his mind either for anything, or against anything; what is right he will follow. Confucius
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A gentleman, in his plans, thinks of the Way; he does not think how he is going to make a living. Even farming sometimes has a shortage; and even learning may incidentally bring a salary. A gentleman is concerned with the progress of the Way; he is not anxious about poverty. Confucius
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A gentleman does not promote a man on account of what he says; nor does he reject sayings, because the speaker is what he is. Confucius
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The contrived language and the flattering attitude rarely come with the virtue. Confucius
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Don't make to others what you don't want them to make to you. Confucius
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When you have become one with the Great Universal, you will have no partiality, and when you are part of the process of transformation, you will have no rigidity. Confucius
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There is only one thing in life which never changes, and it is change. Confucius
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A man who does not forget an agreement is resolved and honorable man. Confucius
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He who crosses the ocean twice without washing is a dirty double crosser. Confucius
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Do not unto another that you would hot have him do unto you. Thou needest this law alone. It is the foundation of all the rest. Confucius
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Wisdom is rooted in watching with affection the way people grow. Confucius
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In dealing with the dead, if we treat them as if they were entirely dead, that would show a want of affection and should not be done; or, if we treat them as if they were entirely alive, that would show a want of wisdom and should not be done. Confucius
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When admins have faults, they do not fear to ignore them Confucius
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The archer who misses his mark does not blame the target. He stops, corrects himself and shoots again. Confucius
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Let a man be stimulated by poetry, established by the rules of propriety, and perfected by music. Confucius
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You turn the handle the way it goes, not the way it ought to go Confucius
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Never tire to study. And to teach to others Confucius
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Don't worry if people don't recognize your merits; worry that you may not recognize theirs. Confucius
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If a man be under the influence of anger his conduct will not be correct. Confucius
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When young, beware of fighting; when strong, beware of sex; and when old, beware of possession. Confucius
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A workman who wants to do his work well must first prepare his tools. Confucius
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Don't do unto others what you don't want others to do unto you. Confucius
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Look for an occupation that you like, and you will not need to labor for a single day in your life. Confucius
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He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions. Confucius
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If what one has to say is not better than silence, then one should keep silent. Confucius
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When you breathe, you inspire, and when you do not breathe, you expire. Confucius
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A gentleman is calm and spacious: the vulgar are always fretting. Confucius
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Study the past if you want to define the future. Confucius
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Music is the one thing in which there is no use trying to deceive others or make false pretenses. Confucius
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To know that one knows what one knows, and to know that one doesn't know what one doesn't know, there lies true wisdom. Confucius
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Without Goodness one cannot enjoy enduring happiness Confucius
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If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand. Confucius
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If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is said is not what is meant, then what must be done remains undone; if this remains undone, morals and art will deteriorate; if justice goes astray, the people will stand about in helpless confusion. Hence there must be no arbitrariness in what is said. This matters above everything. Confucius
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The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness; who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life; and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man. Confucius
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There is nothing more visible than what is secret, and nothing more manifest than what is minute. Confucius
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Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Confucius
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Do not use a cannon to kill a mosquito. Confucius
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There is the love of knowing without the love of learning; the beclouding here leads to dissipation of mind. Confucius
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A country of a thousand war-chariots cannot be administered unless the ruler attends strictly to business, punctually observes his promises, is economical in expenditure, loves the people, and uses the labor of the peasantry only at the proper times of year. Confucius
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To be truly happy and contented, you must let go of what it means to be happy or content. Confucius
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A good man will certainly also possess courage; but a brave man is not necessarily good. Confucius
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Who keeps the old akindle and adds new knowledge is fitted to be a teacher. Confucius
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If proper in their own conduct, what difficulty would they have in governing? But if not able to be proper in their own conduct, how can they demand such conduct from others? Confucius
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Sir, in carrying on your government, why should you use killing at all? Let your evinced desires be for what is good, and the people will be good. The relation between superiors and inferiors is like that between the wind and the grass. The grass must bend, when the wind blows across it. Confucius
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The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied Confucius
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The Master said of Gong Yechang, "He is marriageable. Although he was once imprisoned and branded as a criminal, he was in fact innocent of any crime." The Master gave him his daughter in marriage. (Analects 5.1) Confucius
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Do not worry if others do not understand you. Instead worry if you do not understand others. Confucius
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Future generation is the most important thing. Confucius
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Wouldst thou know if a people be well governed, or if its laws be good or bad, examine the music it practices. Confucius
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I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known. Confucius
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Happiness is not at the top of the mountain, but in how to climb. Confucius
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Words are the voice of the heart. Confucius
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To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge. Confucius
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Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. Confucius
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I'd rather die for speaking out, than to live and be silent. Confucius
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Man who goes to doghouse will end up in cathouse. Confucius
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In a district of ten families, there must be someone as honorable and sincere as I, but none as fond of learning. Confucius
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When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war. Confucius
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I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet. Confucius
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Man is born with uprightness. If one loses it, he will be lucky if he escapes with his life. Confucius
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There is nothing impossible in all the world except that the heart of man is wanting in resolution. Confucius
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All things are nourished together without their injuring one another. The courses of the seasons, and of the sun and moon, are pursued without any collision among them. The smaller energies are like river currents; the greater energies are seen in mighty transformations. It is this which makes heaven and earth so great. Confucius
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Reviewing what you have learned and learning anew, you are fit to be a teacher. Confucius
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The virtuous man is driven by responsibility, the non-virtuous man is driven by profit. Confucius
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Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous. Confucius
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The Master said, The case is like that of someone raising a mound. If he stops working, the fact that it perhaps needed only one more basketful makes no difference; I stay where I am. Whereas even if he has not got beyond leveling the ground, but is still at work, the fact that he has only tilted one basketful of earth makes no difference. I go to help him. Confucius
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Respect yourself and others will respect you. Confucius
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