87 quotes found by Confucius

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The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Business  Inferior  Sell  # 86116
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Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
dance  Sword  # 86117
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The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
life  work  perfect  # 86118
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The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
change  sun  Looks  # 86119
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The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
motivational  good  thoughts  # 86120
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There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
wisdom  experience  Three  # 86121
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Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
change  men  Wisest  # 86122
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We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
sympathy  sorrow  oppression  # 86123
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Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
humility  Foundation  virtues  # 86124
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It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
friendship  Deceived  friends  # 86125
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A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
actions  speech  Superior  # 86126
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I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
Brainy  understand  remember  # 86127
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Study the past, if you would divine the future.
future  past  Study  # 86128
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Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
men  respect  feelings  # 86129
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Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
Impose  Others  desire  # 86130
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When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.
Others  Zeal  # 86131