There are lots of wisdom by this Chinese philosopher, Confucius from the book “The Analects“.
This book is a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to this Chinese master and his contemporaries. It is believed that this book was written by Confucius’ followers.
Check out my all-time favorite the best five Confucius quotations:
“Not to mend one’s ways when one has erred is to err indeed.”
(The Analects 15:30)
“…Just desire the good yourself and the common people will be good. The virtue of the gentleman is like wind; the virtue of the small man is like grass. Let the wind blow over the grass and it is sure to bend.”
(The Analects 12:19)
“It is not the failures of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.”
(The Analects 1:16)
“If one is guided by profit in one’s actions, one will incur much ill will.“
(The Analects 4:12)
“Extravagance means ostentation, frugality means shabbiness. I would rather be shabby than ostentatious.”
(The Analects 7:36)
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