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Confucius Quotes

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Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
– Confucius

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An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
– 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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Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
– Confucius

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Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
– Confucius

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Have no friends not equal to yourself.
– Confucius

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You cannot open a book without learning something.
– Confucius

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

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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
– Confucius

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To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.
– Confucius

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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
– Confucius

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

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The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
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They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
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They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
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Respect yourself and others will respect you.
– Confucius

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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
– Confucius

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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.
– Confucius

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

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