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A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fools
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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Failure
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A trap is for fish: when you've got the fish, you can forget the trap. A snare is for rabbits: when you've got the rabbit, you can forget the snare. Words are for meaning: when you've got the meaning, you can forget the words.
-: [ the book known as Zhuangzi,XXVI External Things ]
~ Master Zhuang | (Chinese philosopher ) | 369 BC - 286 BC | Words
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Knowledge
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Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Love
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Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Work
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Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.'
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fate
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Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Achievement
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Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Worry
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During our dreams we do not know we are dreaming. We may even dream of interpreting a dream. Only on waking do we know it was a dream. Only after the great awakening will we realize that this is the great dream. And yet fools think they are awake, presuming to know that they are rulers or herdsmen.
-: [ the book known as Zhuangzi ]
~ Master Zhuang | (Chinese philosopher ) | 369 BC - 286 BC | Dreams
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Beauty
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Governing a large country is like frying a small fish.
-: [ Tao Te Ching, Ch. 60 ]
~ Lao Tzu | (Chinese philosopher ) | 6th-5th century BC | Government
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Have no friends not equal to yourself.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Friendship
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He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough.
-: [ Tao Te Ching,ch 46 ]
~ Lao Tzu | (Chinese philosopher ) | 6th-5th century BC | Knowledge
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How do I know that enjoying life is not a delusion? How do I know that in hating death we are not like people who got lost in early childhood and do not know the way home?
-: [ the book known as Zhuangzi ]
~ Master Zhuang | (Chinese philosopher ) | 369 BC - 286 BC | Death
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I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Fame
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If the rulers sincerely desire the empire to be wealthy and dislike to have it poor, desire to have it orderly and dislike to have it chaotic, they should bring about universal love and mutual aid. This is the way of the sage-kings and the way to order for the world, and it should not be neglected.
-: [ the teachings of Mozi, as translated by W. P. Mei ,Book 4; Universal Love II ]
~ Mo Tzu | (Founder of Mohism ) | 470 BC - 391 BC | Government
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If what the heart approves conforms to proper patterns, then even if one's desires are many, what harm would they be to good order?
~ Xun Zi | (Chinese Confucian philosopher ) | .310 BC - 237 BC | Desire
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If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not be correct?
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Leadership
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If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Teachers
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In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Poverty
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