Confucius

Confucius

551-479 BC
Chinese Philosopher

Wisdom of the Ancient Sages

Confucius

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Wisdom of the Ancient Sages

"When we see men of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves."

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"Things that are done, it is needless to speak about...
things that are past, it is needless to blame."

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"The superior man...does not set his mind either for anything, or against anything;
what is right he will follow."

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"Have no friends not equal to yourself."

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"What the superior man seeks is in himself;
what the small man seeks is in others."

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"Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in getting up every time we do."

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"Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses."

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"Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart."

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"It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop."

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"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."

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"Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star."

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"Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes."

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"If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand."


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