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>
- A fool despises
good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
- Don't complain
about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
- He who conquers
himself is the mightiest warrior.
- It is better to
light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
- Sincerity becomes
apparent. From being apparent, it becomes manifest. From being manifest,
it becomes brilliant. Brilliant, it affects others.
- Affairs have their
end and their beginning. To know what is first and what is last will
lead near to what is taught in the Great Learning.
- A youth, when
at home, should be filial, and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He
should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all, and
cultivate the friendship of the good.
- When you have
faults, do not fear to abandon them.
- He who offends
against Heaven has none to whom he can pray.
- Things that are
done, it is needless to speak about; things that have had their course,
it is needless to remonstrate about; things that are past,
it is needless to blame.
- The virtuous rest
in virtue; the wise desire virtue.
- I have never seen
a man as fond of virtue as of women.
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