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20 powerful Confucius quotes

  • “Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”

Confucius quotes

  • “The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.”
  • “Respect yourself and others will respect you.”
  • “It doesn’t matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
  • “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
  • “The superior man is slow in his words and earnest in his conduct.”
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
  • “Men’s natures are alike. It’s their habits that carry them far apart.”
  • “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”

Confucius quotes

  • “When anger rises, think of the consequences.”
  • “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
  • “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
  • “Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be failure.”
  • “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”
  • “You cannot open a book without learning something.”
  • “The cautious seldom err.”
  • “Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.”
  • “The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.”
  • “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”
  • “When you are laboring for others let it be with the same zeal as if it were for yourself.”

Confucius quotes of wisdom

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