Confucius also went buy the name Kong Zi, his name at birth was Kong Qiu
- styled Zhong Ni. Confucius was a famous Chinese philosopher, who was born
in (circa 551- and died in 479 BC). He was born in the village of Zou in
the country of Lu.
Famous Spiritual Quotes>
- Mankind differs
from the animals only by a little and most people throw that away.
- The more man meditates
upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
- The faults of men
are characteristic of the class to which they belong.
- The superior man,
in the world, does not set his mind either for anything, or against
anything; what is right he will follow.
- He who acts with
a constant view to his own advantage will be much murmured against.
- The cautious seldom
- What is the good
of being ready with the tongue? They who encounter men with smartnesses
of speech for the most part procure themselves hatred.
- Rotten wood cannot
be carved; a wall of dirty earth will not receive the trowel.
- At first, my way
with men was to hear their words, and give them credit for their conduct.
Now my way is to hear their words, and look at their conduct.
- I have not yet
seen one who could perceive his faults, and inwardly
- Let the will be
set on the path of duty. Let every attainment in what is good be firmly
- I do not open up
the truth to one who is not eager to get knowledge, nor help out any
one who is not anxious to explain himself.
- Riches and honours
acquired by unrighteousness, are to me as a floating cloud.
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