Confucius say….

 

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."
-Confucius

"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand."
-Confucius

Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Confucius

Every generation laughs at the old fashions but religiously follows the new.

Confucius

It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Confucius

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

Confucius

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

Confucius

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

Confucius

Respect yourself and others will respect you.

Confucius

Study the past if you would define the future.

 Confucius

The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. When in a state of security he does not forget the possibility of ruin. When all is orderly, he does not forget that disorder may come. Thus his person is not endangered, and his States and all their clans are preserved.

Confucius

To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle.

Confucius

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

Confucius

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

Confucius

When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

Confucius

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

Confucius

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

Confucius, Analects

By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Fine words and an insinuating appearance are seldom associated with true virtue.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Have no friends not equal to yourself.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

I am not one who was born in the possession of knowledge; I am one who is fond of antiquity, and earnest in seeking it there.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it.

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

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

Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Is virtue a thing remote? I wish to be virtuous, and lo! Virtue is at hand.

                Confucius, The Confucian Analects

Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects

The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they may not be made to understand it.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects

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

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects

There are three things which the superior man guards against. In youth...lust. When he is strong...quarrelsomeness. When he is old...covetousness.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects 

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects

What the superior man seeks is in himself. What the mean man seeks is in others.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects

What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.

            Confucius, The Confucian Analects 

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, The Confucian Analects