The best Quotes by Mencius

The best Quotes by Mencius

Mencius (born Meng Ke, or Mengzi; 372–289 BC) was a Chinese Confucian philosopher who has often been described as the "second Sage", that is, second to Confucius himself.

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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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.
Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
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Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them.
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You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.
Grim Reaper in Bill & Ted - Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
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A wise king never seeks out war, but he must always be ready for it.
Odin in Thor
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A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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