Confucius Sayings


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Confucius Sayings

A collection of Confucius sayings. Confucius was a great teacher and philosopher, who helped shaped the development of the great Chinese civilization. His sayings have been treasured for centuries for their timeless wisdom. Here are some of Confucius's best sayings.

  • Faced with what is right, to leave it undone shows a lack of courage.


  • Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.


  • There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or to accept responsibility for changing them.


  • It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.


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


  • Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.






  • Study the past if you would predict the future.


  • To see and listen to wickedness if already the beginning of wickedness in oneself.


  • Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness mean no more to me than floating clouds.


  • Is he not a true philosopher who though he be not recognized, cherishes no resentment.


See also: Confucius Quotes