Confucius Quotes

“The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.” – Confucius

The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. - Confucius Quotes

 

“Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius.

“We wish life to things we love, death to things we hate. To wish them both life and death is a delusion.” – Confucius

“Life is really simple , but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

Life is really simple , but we insist on making it complicated. - Confucius Quotes

 

“When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it. This is knowledge.” – Confucius

“Make faithfulness and truth the masters and follow the right. The mind will be raised.” – Confucius

“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.” – Confucius

“The man who says ‘he can’, and the man who says ‘he can’t’ are both correct.” – Confucius

The man who says 'he can', and the man who says 'he can't' are both correct. - Confucius Quotes

 

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” – Confucius

“The wise are free from doubt. Love is never waxed. The bowed have no fears.” – Confucius

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. - Confucius Quotes

 

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

“Who would not give ear to a doubt right word but to mend is a prize. Who would not be pleased by a guiding word but to ponder the word is a prize.” – Confucius

“Who keeps the older Kindle and adds new knowledge is fitted to be a teacher.” – Confucius

“If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees. If your plan is for 100 years, educate children.” – Confucius

If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees. If your plan is for 100 years, educate children. - Confucius Quotes

 

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

“A gentleman puts words into deeds and thoughts what he says to the deed.” – Confucius

“Some sprouts do not blossom, some blossoms bear no fruit.” – Confucius

“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.” – Confucius

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions. - Confucius Quotes

 

“Study without thought is vain, thought without study is dangerous.” – Confucius

“Wisdom delights in water, love delights in hills. Wisdom is stirring, love is quiet. Wisdom enjoys life, love grows old.” – Confucius

“Study as though the time were short as one who feels to loose.” – Confucius

“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” – Confucius

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. - Confucius Quotes

 

“Listen much. Keep silent when in doubt and always take heed of the tongue. That will make few mistakes.” – Confucius

“A gentlemen wishes to be slow to speak and and quick to act.” – Confucius

“To men above the common, we may speak of things above the common. To men below the common, we must not speak of things above the common.” – Confucius

“If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake.” – Confucius

If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake. - Confucius Quotes

 

“The chase of gain is rich in hate.” – Confucius

“Who contains himself go seldom wrong.” – Confucius

“A father’s and a mother’s age must be borne in mind with joy on the one hand and fear on the other.” – Confucius

“We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” – Confucius

We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one. - Confucius Quotes

 

“Work on strange doctrines does harm.” – Confucius

“Gentlemen cherish worth, vulgar cherished dirt. Gentlemen trust and justice, the vulgar trust in favor.” – Confucius

“To know what we know and to know what we do not know is understanding.” – Confucius

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

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

 

“Without truth I don’t know how man can live. A cart without a cross pole, a carriage without harness, how could they be moved.” – Confucius

“To pierce through the target does not score in archery because men differ in strength. This was the old rule.” – Confucius

“Loveless men cannot bear need long, they cannot bear fortune long, loving hearts find peace and love clever heads find profit in it.” – Confucius

“Scholar in search of truth who is ashamed of poor clothes and poor food, it is waste talking to.” – Confucius

“A gentlemen has no likes and no dislikes below heaven. He follows right.” – Confucius

“Exalt the straight, put aside the crooked. The crooked will go straight.” – Confucius

“What is governing to him who can rule himself. Who cannot rule himself, how could he rule others.” – Confucius

“The man can exalt the truth. Truth cannot exalt the man.” – Confucius

 

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