87 quotes found by Confucius

Confucius
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Brainy  understand  Forget  # 86100
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It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
love  good  hate  # 86101
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Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
silence  Betrays  friend  # 86102
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Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
knowledge  ignorance  Extent  # 86103
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Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
success  failure  Previous  # 86104
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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.
teacher  good  men  # 86105
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To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.
knowledge  true  # 86106
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To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Gravity  kindness  soul  # 86107
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When anger rises, think of the consequences.
anger  Rises  # 86108
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In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
poverty  wealth  Ashamed  # 86109
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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
future  teach  trees  # 86110
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You cannot open a book without learning something.
learning  book  Cannot  # 86111
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He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
learning  Great  lost  # 86112
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The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
home  strength  Nation  # 86113
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Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
wisdom  men  courage  # 86114
Confucius
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Flaw  Diamond  Pebble  # 86115