Confucius

We all have two lives. The second one begins when you realize you only have one.
– Confucius

If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.

– Confucius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling
but in rising every time we fall

– Confucius

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”

– Confucius

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

– Confucius

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

– Confucius

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

– Confucius
Life Is Really Simple

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
– Confucius

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Confucius

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
– Confucius

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
– Confucius

When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
– Confucius

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
– Confucius

Respect yourself and others will respect you.
– Confucius

Our greatest joy is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
– Confucius

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

Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.
– Confucius

The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
– Confucius

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

You cannot open a book without learning something.
– Confucius