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>
Master Kong Quotations
- The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full
potentia these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- To go beyond is
as wrong as to fall short.
- They who know the
truth are not equal to those who love it, and they who love it are not
equal to those who delight in it.
- The wise find pleasure
in water; the virtuous find pleasure in hills. The wise are active;
the virtuous are tranquil. The wise are joyful; the virtuous are long-lived.
- To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
- We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
- To give one's
self earnestly to the duties due to men, and, while respecting spiritual
beings, to keep aloof from them, may be called wisdom.
- When one cultivates
to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the
principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path.
- The way of the
superior man may be compared to what takes place in traveling, when
to go to a distance we must first traverse the space that is near, and
in ascending a height, when we must begin from the lower ground.
- Sincerity is the way of Heaven. The attainment of sincerity is the
way of men.
- Only by perfect
virtue can the perfect path, in all its courses, be made a fact.
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