Kongzi - Confucius is considered the greatest of the ancient Chinese sages. Following are top 30 famous quotes of Kongzi - Confucius:
1 To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.
2 To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
3 To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
4 We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
5 What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
6 When anger rises, think of the consequences.
7 Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
8 You cannot open a book without learning something.
9 Study the past, if you would divine the future.
10 Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
11 The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
12 The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
13 The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
14 The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.
15 To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
16 If we don't know life, how can we know death?
17 It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
18 It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
19 Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
20 Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
21 Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
22 Silence is a true friend who never betrays.
23 A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
24 Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
25 Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
26 Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
27 Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.
28 Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
29 I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.
30 He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.