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Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
– Confucius

Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! virtue is at hand.
– Confucius

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
– Confucius

There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one’s life reciprocity.
– Confucius

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If you reflect within yourself and find nothing to be ashamed of, how could you have anxiety or fear.
– Confucius

To see what is right, and not do it, is want of courage, or of principle.
– Confucius

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

Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
– Confucius

In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
– Confucius

Your eyes are always bigger than your stomach.
– Confucius

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

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
– Confucius

Consideration for others is the basic of a good life, a good society.
– Confucius

Go before the people with your example, and be laborious in their affairs.
– Confucius

Learning without thought is labor lost.
– Confucius

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

To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
– Confucius

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

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The way you cut your meat reflects the way you live.
– Confucius

Never use a cannon to kill a fly.
– Confucius