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A man is great not because he hasn't failed; a man is great because failure hasn't stopped him. Confucius
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To become a leader, you must first become a human being Confucius
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Of course you want to be rich and famous. It's natural. Wealth and fame are what every man desires. The question is: What are you willing to trade for it? Confucius
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The journey with a 1000 miles begins with one step. Confucius
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Never seek illicit wealth. Confucius
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Happiness does not consist in having what you want, but in wanting what you have Confucius
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There are three sorts of pleasures which are advantageous, and three which are injurious. Finding pleasure in the discriminating study of ceremonies and music, finding pleasure in discussing the good points in the conduct of others, and finding pleasure in having many wise friends, these are advantageous. But finding pleasure in profligate enjoyments, finding pleasure in idle gadding about, and finding pleasure in feasting, these are injurious. Confucius
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How great is the path proper to the Sage! Like overflowing water, it sends forth and nourishes all things, and rises up to the height of heaven. All-complete is its greatness! It embraces the three hundred rules of ceremony, and the three thousand rules of demeanor. It waits for the proper man, and then it is trodden. Hence it is said, 'Only by perfect virtue can the perfect path, in all its courses, be made a fact.' Confucius
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When the Superior Man eats he does not try to stuff himself; at rest he does not seek perfect comfort; he is diligent in his work and careful in speech. He avails himself to people of the Tao and thereby corrects himself. This is the kind of person of whom you can say, 'he loves learning.' Confucius
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The superior man, even when he is not moving, has a feeling of reverence, and while he speaks not, he has the feeling of truthfulness. Confucius
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An inconvenience is an unrecognized opportunity. Confucius
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Respect the gods, but have as little to do with them as possible. Confucius
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The gentleman desires to be halting in speech but quick in action. Confucius
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To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage. Confucius
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When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. Confucius
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The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it. Confucius
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There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity. Confucius
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Is it not a pleasure to learn and to repeat or practice from time to time what has been learned? Is it not delightful to have friends coming from afar? Is one not a superior man if he does not feel hurt even though he does not feel recognized? 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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By nature men are alike. Through practice they have become far apart. Confucius
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The parents' age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety. Confucius
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They must change who would be constant in happiness and wisdom. Confucius
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Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed. Confucius
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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? Confucius
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The heart of a wise man should resemble a mirror, which reflects every object without being sullied by any. Confucius
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The wheel of fortune turns incessantly round, and who can say within himself, I shall to-day be uppermost? Confucius
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The gentleman sees what is right while the small man sees what is profitable. Confucius
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Be loyal to yourself, charitable to neighbours, nothing more. Confucius
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Clever talk can confound the workings of virtue, just as small impatiences can confound great projects. Confucius
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Good people strengthen themselves ceaselessly Confucius
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Don't worry about being acknowledged by others; worry about failing to acknowledge them. Confucius
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A youth is to be regarded with respect. Confucius
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To throw oneself into strange teachings is quite dangerous. Confucius
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When you serve your mother and father it is okay to try to correct them once in a while. But if you see that they are not going to listen to you, keep your respect for them and don't distance yourself from them. Work without complaining. Confucius
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Be in harmony, yet be different. Confucius
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What is most needed for learning is a humble mind. Confucius
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Big head, target for enemy; big heart, target for friend. Confucius
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Even if I could, I would not exahnge their virtues for my own. And that is why they are intent on learning from me. Confucius
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Gentlemen cherish worth; the vulgar cherish dirt. Gentlemen trust in justice; the vulgar trust in favor. Confucius
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Waste begets self-will; thrift begets meanness: but better be mean than self-willed. Confucius
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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? Confucius
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Charity is that rational and constant affection which makes us sacrifice ourselves to the human race, as if we were united with it, so as to form one individual, partaking equally in its adversity and prosperity. Confucius
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The injury of prodigality leads to this, that he who will not economize will have to agonize. Confucius
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A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present? Confucius
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I do not enlighten those who are not eager to learn, nor arouse those who are not anxious to give an explanation themselves. If I have presented one corner of the square and they cannot come back to me with the other three, I should not go over the points again. Confucius
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What can a man do with music who is not benevolent? 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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When people are educated, the distinction between classes disappears. Confucius
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Never overlook wallflower at dance; may be dandelion in grass. Confucius
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There are 3 elements essential in the matters of the State, Food, Military equipment, and Confidence of the people in the ruler. Of these 3, Military Equipment is the least important, Food being the 2nd important, and Confidence of the people being the MOST important. All men rather die of starvation than in war, but nevertheless all men do die of old age. Lacking in Confidence from the people, a state cannot survive. Confucius
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When I walk along with two others, from at least one I will be able to learn. Confucius
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Charity, like the sun, brightens every object on which it shines. Confucius
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The superior man is intelligently, not blindly, faithful. Confucius
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When the multitude detests a man, inquiry is necessary; when the multitude likes a man, inquiry is equally necessary. Confucius
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There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life -reciprocity. Confucius
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The superior man is anxious lest he should not get the truth; he is not anxious lest poverty should come upon him. Confucius
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Let the states of equilibrium and harmony exist in perfection, and a happy order will prevail throughout heaven and earth, and all things will be nourished and flourish. Confucius
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If you want to change the world, first change your heart. Confucius
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I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women. Confucius
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Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in. Confucius
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A lack of patience in trifling matters might lead to the disruption of great project. Confucius
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Heaven is author of the virtue that is in me Confucius
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Love thy neighbor as thyself: Do not do to others what thou wouldst not wish be done to thyself: Forgive injuries. Forgive thy enemy, be reconciled to him, give him assistance, invoke God in his behalf. Confucius
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A wise man seeks by music to strengthen his soul: the thoughtless one uses it to stifle his fears. Confucius
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The person who is not strong enough gives up at the halfway point - but you are limiting yourself before even starting. Confucius
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Every piece of marble has a statue in it waiting to be released by a person of sufficient skill to chip away the unnecessary parts. Just as the sculptor is to the marble, so is education to the soul. It releases it. For only educated people are free people. You cannot create a statue by smashing the marble with a hammer, and you cannot by the force of arms release the spirit or the soul of people. Confucius
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The superior man is firm in the right way and not merely firm. Confucius
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The superior man is easy to serve, but difficult to please ... The inferior man is difficult to serve, but easy to please. Confucius
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Man who want pretty nurse, must be patient. Confucius
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He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior. Confucius
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