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To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.

Virtue Quotes, by Confucius

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The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.

Ignorance Quotes, by Confucius

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Tsze-Kung asked, "Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?" The Master said, "Is not Reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others

Behavior Quotes, by Confucius

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The commander of the forces of a large State may be carried off, but the will of even a common man cannot be taken from him.

Will Quotes, by Confucius , Source: Analects (bk. IX, ch. XXV)

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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

Knowledge Quotes, by Confucius

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When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Consequences Quotes, by Confucius

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To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.

Relationships Quotes, by Confucius

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Make fair agreements and stick to them

Agreement Quotes, by Confucius

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When anger rises, think of the consequences

Anger Quotes, by Confucius

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

Excellence Quotes, by Confucius

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

Expectation Quotes, by Confucius

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An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.

Government Quotes, by Confucius

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

Right Quotes, by Confucius

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The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

Suffering Quotes, by Confucius

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Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

Virtue Quotes, by Confucius

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To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.

Virtue Quotes, by Confucius

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By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.

Wisdom Quotes, by Confucius

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There is the love of knowing without the love of learning; the beclouding here leads to dissipation of mind.

Learning Quotes, by Confucius , Source: Analects (bk. XVII, ch. VIII)

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Heaven means to be one with God. - Confucius,

Heaven Quotes, by Confucius , Source: quoted by Frederic William Farrar in "Sermons--Eternal Hopes--What Heaven Is", last line

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The cautious seldom err.

Errors Quotes, by Confucius , Source: Analects (bk. IV, ch. XXIII)

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Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

Virtue Quotes, by Confucius , Source: Analects (bk. IV, ch. XXV)

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The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort, is not fit to be deemed a scholar.

Students Quotes, by Confucius , Source: Analects (bk. XIV, ch. III)

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Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.

Kindness Quotes, by Confucius

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To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.

Kindness Quotes, by Confucius

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If you lead on the people with correctness, who will dare not to be correct?

Leaders Quotes, by Confucius

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