The best Quotes by Confucius

The best Quotes by Confucius

Kong Fuzi (551 - 479 BCE), commonly Latinized as Confucius, was a Chinese philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period who is traditionally considered the paragon of Chinese sages. Confucius's teachings and philosophy underpin East Asian culture and society, remaining influential across China and East Asia to this day.

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
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It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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.
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.
I am not bothered by the fact that I am unknown. I am bothered when I do not know others.

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If the king loves music, there is little wrong in the land.
The great man is he who does not lose his child's-heart.
Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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If you dream something, it might happen. If you never dream it, it will never happen.
If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter which path you take.
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She warned him not to be deceived by appearances, for beauty is found within.
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Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it.
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All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring.
Renewed shall be blade that was broken
The crownless again shall be king.
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Come in close, because the more you think you see, the easier it'll be to fool you.
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Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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In the beginning of a jorney, no one knows what to expect. They might have a vague idea the road ahead could be rough. That's what makes new beginnings so exciting. You don't know what will happen until it's over.
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Beginnings can be painful. But that doesn't mean they're bad.
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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
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When you were born you were crying and everyone else was smiling. Live your life so at the end, you're the one wo is smiling and everyone else is crying.
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The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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For when you gaze long into the abyss. The abyss gazes also into you.
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To write a loveletter, you have to start without knowing what you're gonna write and end without knowing what you wrote.
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Big results require big ambitions.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
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