15 Quotes by Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher, believed to have been born around 551BC. Though we cannot be sure if he genuinely existed at all, it’s as a philosopher that he’s best remembered. His words of wisdom continue to enlighten us and quotes by Confucius read like a guide to life.

So here are 15 quotes by Confucius to help you shed a little light on the otherwise dark world in which we live.

Read Confucius over and over and in time you will be enlightened. So let these quotes by Confucius be your guide.

  1. Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated.
  2. Respect yourself and others will respect you.
  3. A superior man is modest in speech but exceeds in actions.
  4. When anger rises, think of the consequences.
  5. Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
  6. Wherever you’re going, go with all your heart.
  7. Forget injuries but never forget kindnesses.
  8. Have no friends that are not your equal.
  9. Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
  10. Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
  11. I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
  12. It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.
  13. Study the past if you are to define the future.
  14. He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
  15. 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.

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